- I write differently. - I tend to write sentences that are more a statement of my truth rather than points to be argued. - I write sentences as a list that I shift and reorder over and over until it congeals into a cohesive piece. - My sentences are often numbered- but not today. … Continue reading Technique.
I feel like there is a difference between self-preservation and fear. Fear is contemplative. It is something that you have time and space to deliberate and is a gradual slide toward dysregulation. There are very real protective mechanisms but what I'm talking about is not that... it's not an instant Fight/Flight/Freeze/Fawn system response. It's a … Continue reading Fear.
September is here. School is back on. Autumn is 3 weeks away. This has always been a time of change for me. I've found myself so dysregulated lately, the last week particularly, and I have seen it as another opportunity to explore. Why am I so stressed out? My daughter is going back to school. … Continue reading Changes.
"The Present MomentNothing missing. Nothing extra. Simultaneously nothing and everything."Twitter post 25 October 2021 I've been exploring some aspects of my Universe lately. What I've come back to over and over again is that the Present Moment is our point of entry into a life beyond our conditioned responses. Bring your awareness to where you … Continue reading The Present Moment
Oh, Spring! I am feeling the call to do all of the things again. The weather is getting nice and warm. The grass is starting to grow again. The plants are coming back. The sun is shining for longer hours. I'm ready to put the winter gear away. I know it's a mistake- it's too … Continue reading Spring Cleaning. Again.
There are times where I am so tired. I am weary from being afraid and feeling imperfect. I get pinned underneath the weight of my stories. It's in this place, when I get good and quiet, that I encounter a feeling... The desperation eases and I feel hope. It's a whisper, to be sure. But … Continue reading Perfect.
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.
Autumn Sunrise. I am here. I love my present moment without condition and I know that I am loved without condition. I am. This is truth. The Universe is me, around me, within me, and supports me. This is authentically me. This body. This mind. This soul. I choose to place my awareness in the … Continue reading A Reminder of Authenticity.
For today: I will remind myself often that I am part of the flow of the Universe both within and surrounding me. I am supported.I will address emotions that arise in a timely fashion. There are very few situations that would actually prevent this.I will nourish myself as I require.I will remain in the present … Continue reading Morning Intentions.
Why do we care so much if someone "likes" our online posts? I've been considering this idea for some time and I find it fascinating. I try not to care, I say I don't care, but at the end of the day I am just like everyone else. Looking for some sort of validation. Some … Continue reading Not Here for the “Likes”.