A shift in perspective can change everything.
I was sitting in my garden when I said ‘yes’. I felt completely at peace for the first time in years and experienced a deep knowing that all would be well. The moment was fleeting but I seemed to see with a newly found clarity that comes from a change in perspective. I’ve thought aboutContinue reading “An Awakening Experience”
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Photo by Engin Akyurt on Pexels.com Where do we go to find courage?? I know for a fact, that we can’t look outside of ourselves – we have to find courage within.? And how do we embrace the fledgling courage we find there when fear is working very hard…
Each morning, we have an opportunity to do more than just wake up. We can truly awaken to reality. Awakenings represent a shift in our perspective. Instead of choosing to live in denial and demanding that everything be as we want it to be, we choose to see everything as it is. We decide toContinue reading “Awakenings Happen Every Day”
You once told meYou wanted to findYourself in the world –And I told you toFirst apply within,To discover the worldwithin you. You once told meYou wanted to saveThe world from all its wars –And I told you toFirst save yourselfFrom the world,And all the warsYou put yourselfThrough. APPLY WITHIN by Suzy Kassem This poem perfectlyContinue reading “Pay Attention When Awareness Knocks”
“Shame is the most powerful, master emotion. It’s the fear that we’re not good enough.“ ~ Brené Brown “If we can share our story with someone who responds with empathy and understanding, shame can’t survive.” There are so many wonderful quotes available about shame that I could just devote this whole blog to that andContinue reading “Let’s Talk about Shame”
Who Am I? This is a huge question that is difficult to answer because during any life, we find ourselves playing many different roles – one at a time or all at once. So the question of how I identify myself requires consideration, self-compassion and a willingness to hold my identities loosely. My therapist makesContinue reading “When I Look in the Mirror, Who Do I See?”
My trip to Costa Rica left me feeling changed – expanded. Leaving my usual routines and allowing myself to go with the flow and just enjoy the beauty and the differences was the respite that I needed but it also opened a new door. Where this will lead me remains to be seen but I’mContinue reading “Re-entry”
Vacationing in Dominical, Costa Rica.
Do you remember being at a public pool and diving off the highest diving board for the first time? If not this scenario, when have you ever had to spend a lot of time and work very hard to find the courage to finally take an action that seemed frightening at first? Sit with theseContinue reading “Dive In!”