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“Be kind whenever possible. It is always possible.” ~ Dalai Lama I love that quote. I agree with it wholeheartedly – at least in theory – but to be honest I sometimes rush around too much to notice when a … Continue reading
Lately I’ve been challenging myself in new ways. It’s exciting… and a bit scary. Our brains get used to doing what they’ve always done, and when we introduce lots of new stuff into the mix, the ego steps in and … Continue reading
Sometimes the path ahead of us is hidden. Or the path we’re on just doesn’t feel right. There are times we don’t necessarily know where we’re going in life, or even where we want to go. Because life is busy, … Continue reading
I love reading about people’s journeys, both spiritual and physical. When someone reaches into their heart and shares authentically about what they’re experiencing, it strikes a chord deep within me. I too like to share from the heart, but sometimes I … Continue reading
We all wear masks. You know, the ones we subconsciously layer on ourselves to match what we think others want to see. At our core, we all want to be liked and approved of by others. So we put on … Continue reading
I put a lot of importance on living in the moment, but every now and then I have to remind myself to slow down and appreciate what’s right in front of me. So that’s what I did today. I went … Continue reading
In our culture of technology, instant gratification and short attention spans, it’s easy to make quick, superficial assumptions about people. I recently stumbled upon this poster in my Facebook news feed and it really moved me: It was originally posted … Continue reading
I haven’t been myself lately. Something happened several weeks ago, I’m not even sure when: I let busyness take the place of joy. My energy has been low. I haven’t felt my usual “spark.” I haven’t taken time for fun … Continue reading