Kintsugi, is the Japanese art of repairing broken pottery by mending the areas of breakage with lacquer dusted or mixed with powdered gold, silver, or platinum. As a philosophy, it treats breakage and repair as part of the history of an object, rather than something to disguise.Wikipedia My mindfulness allows me to reconcile the fact that I feel broken. I can sit with this feeling … Continue reading Repair.
I've struggled with routine and self-discipline for much of my life. I was often reminded of it by the people around me. Lazy. Absent-minded. Forgetful. Scatter-brained. Irresponsible. Undisciplined. At the end of the day undisciplined is probably the best descriptor of what was going on. Discipline for me evokes ideas of tasks that are militant, … Continue reading Self-Discipline.
I've taken some time to explore the present moment and it has been so enlightening and expansive to consider the gift that is this very instant in time. We can't act in the past or the future. It's all right now. The truth of the moment is here- everything observable around and within us. The … Continue reading Present Moment. Deep Diving.
Excitement! It's January. It's a new year and I am ready to do some exploring. I'm a firm believer in routine and the idea that expansion, growth, and creativity comes from the familiar. Showing up every day to a practice is where inspiration will know to find you. Flowing through a daily pattern allows you … Continue reading Mindfulness.
Happy New Year! This year I am committing to more writing and have a bit of a plan. Each month I am going to work through a wellness topic, explore different aspects, and hopefully discover some beliefs and habits that can be cleared and replaced with something more in-line with where I am right now. … Continue reading 2022.