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. Continue reading Wanting to Be Older
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. Continue reading Flexing the Inflexible Muscles – Rituals, Routine, & Surprises
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. Continue reading Bodhisattva Vows in My Bathroom Mirror – The Intention to Do Good
This may very well be the easiest thing you do today or (depending on how often you rush yourself) the hardest. Pick a meal you enjoy and a time of day when you will not be in a rush. Because … Continue reading Mindfulness Practices You Can Start Today – Mindful Eating
Everything comes into being and then dissolves. Whenever you encounter suffering in your life you don’t have to worry because nothing lasts forever. This suffering is not permanent. Facing your fears becomes easier because you begin to realize that fear … Continue reading Impermanence – Eternally Existing and Dissolving
I recently watched and shared two Buzzfeed videos. In one video women go without makeup for a week and in the other video women go bald for a day. Both videos challenge what our society typically tells us is beautiful and feminine, … Continue reading Makeup or No Makeup? Hair or No Hair?
Reach for the stars. If you follow these five ridiculously easy steps nothing will be able to stop you from achieving your dreams. Continue reading Looking Towards the New Year – Setting Goals & Intentions (In Just 5 Steps)
Neurodiversity – the idea that neurological differences (Autism, Tourette Syndrome, ADHD, Dyscalculia, Dyspraxia, Dyslexia, and others) are natural variations in the evolution of the human genome. Continue reading What is Neurodiversity? Does it Exclude People with Severe Disabilities?