I have had this topic come up and it feels important for me to explore. Maybe it resonates with others as well. Is it respect? Or do you want people to comply with rules? Do you want people to respect you? Or do you want people to obey you?The difference is huge. It's the difference … Continue reading Respect vs. Compliance/Obedience
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.
That’s it. That’s the message for today. You can feel good. You can feel regulated and full of Awareness and full of the joyful calm that comes from knowing that you are an integral aspect of your Universe. The state of regulated Awareness is in contrast to Survival Ego- which is that panicky place that … Continue reading It is ok to feel peaceful.
Heart. I am sitting wearing noise-cancelling headphones, next to the running clothes washer. I have been awake for hours, and off and on for hours before that. Waking up and meeting needs and having soothing conversations and interactions. Praying each time to show up in kindness- again and again. I feel numb- like my body … Continue reading For Nurturers.
A possibly unpopular boundary that I've needed to set for myself: If there is an emergency or an issue of urgency, please don’t call me first. Call who needs to be called- police for crime, fire department for fire, ambulance for a medical emergency, plumber for a leak, therapist for urgent counselling, etc. (To be … Continue reading Honestly. Please, don’t.
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.
Some of my journals stacked on the hardwood floor. The hard work of acknowledging feelings and thoughts as well as journaling my findings has allowed me to see patterns and investigate so many cycles that I was unable to process earlier in my healing/spiritual journey. My journaling has been a miracle for allowing me space … Continue reading Reflect.
I previously discussed my return to running in the post Remember. While it has been a slow process, I am grateful for the opportunity to discuss it here. There is a lot to explore and a lot that has been making more sense to me as I retrace my processes and steps. I love the … Continue reading Healing With Nature.