Sick Days – When Self Compassion is Not Optional 

Ever have one of those days when you are so sick even making your way down the stairs is a questionable task? These are the days when your body forces you to be mindful. It will let you ignore it no longer. I don’t enjoy being sick that is why I’m changing to a radicalContinue reading “Sick Days – When Self Compassion is Not Optional “

Going Ketogenic – My Obsession With Diet & Nutrition

I truly believe in the body’s ability to heal itself. Having these health issues means something in the engine is not calibrated correctly and it’s time for a tuneup.

Over and over again I kept getting pointed back to the Ketogenic Diet so I’m making the change. Today is day two. I’m feeling great despite the knowledge that a detox flu may be just around the corner.

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Wanting to Be Older

Life is more enjoyable when you aren’t preoccupied with being somewhere else (of in my case somewhen). Living in the future causes anxiety and stops you from seeing the joys right in front of you. I know this now but it took thirty years to figure this out.

Flexing the Inflexible Muscles – Rituals, Routine, & Surprises

These rituals and routines are comforting and they keep me calm, clear headed, and productive. I give myself enough time to work mindfulness into my morning and it becomes a part of everything I do. Starting my day off right, with a good mental foundation.

The Stories We Tell – The Legacies We Leave Behind

When you write your tale put something worthwhile into your publication. Goodness knows there’s enough garbage in the world these days.

Bodhisattva Vows in My Bathroom Mirror – The Intention to Do Good

People sometimes question taking a vow to undertake an impossible task. Someone once made a comment that I was “setting myself up for failure” by holding an impossible goal. This statement misses the point completely.

Friendships & Loneliness

It is important to be cautious with who you let into your life because the people you spend time with tend to rub off on you. There are people who will suck the life out of you and people who will help you to succeed.

Morning Musings Feet on the Ground – The Peaceful Warrior 

Don’t allow others to rush your speech. Take all the time you need to think. Gather your words. Sometimes you may decide that no words are best.