The Importance of Self-Forgiveness — (a repost)

Have you forgiven yourself for your past mistakes? Or are you still holding onto what you wish you’d done differently? Living in a constant state of guilt is tormenting. Your mind replays what you did wrong and how things could have been different. It leads to self-sabotage and negative self-talk. You can believe that […]

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Easier said than done, but oh so worth it. 

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move on + do better

I have had this thing that if I knew I did wrong—you know, being human and all—it’d gnaw at me and ruin my sleep. So even when I’ve apologized and/or did everything in my power to rectify a situation, the quiet wee hours of the night’d come and I’d still be replaying the scene with different endings. […]

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Constant Contact

“Unpopular opinion: No one needs to text you and tell you they are busy and will respond later. If they don’t respond they are busy. People are not required to be constantly available to you or you to them. Even your significant other. Learn to give people space.” -unknown I blame everything on the internet. […]

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on consumption and mindfulness

On my retreat last summer, a fellow attendee (hey Alex!) taught us about mindful eating: Mindful eating (i.e., paying attention to our food, on purpose, moment by moment, without judgment) is an approach to food that focuses on individuals’ sensual awareness of the food and their experience of the food. It has little to do […]

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week fifty-two: There is No Such Thing as Fear – There is Only the Known and Unknown (a repost)

Another piggyback post! Some writers just convey my thoughts better than I can.

Last Wednesday, I spoke on how unlearning some things we were taught and stepping out of your own way can pave a new path; I know some folks will never try because they’re scared—scared of failing. Scared of what others may think. Scared of success. I’m speaking to myself here, too.

 What kind of life are we living if fear pulls the strings? What kind of life awaits if we go after what we want?

Fear is a fragment of the imagination. It’s fictitious and resides in the imaginary binary synapses of the creative, right side of the brain. Fear doesn’t exist, there is only the known and the unknown. The unknown is frightening because we label it as such – how we label a perceived experience is how we […]

Such a truthful read!: There is No Such Thing as Fear – There is Only the Known and Unknown — How to Defeat a Narcissist

 

 

 

P.S. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to those who celebrate! Best wishes for 2020!

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week fifty-one

One major thing I’ve unlearned as an adult is that the career path you take after high school or college commencement does not have to be the only path. Yes, for some that path is very neat and clear and they do that one thing forever. But for the rest of us? It’s a no, […]

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