It’s that time of year. The giddy excitement of holidays and fresh snow is gradually replaced by the dread of scraping frosted windshields (again) and the monotony of wiping up wet, brown footprints. We grow bored with our cute sweaters, and our fur-lined boots are scuffed and crusted with salt. Continue reading Feeling S.A.D.? Me too.
Every morning I sit in this space. (Well, most mornings, when I can… sometimes after milks are poured and waffles toasted, jammies pulled over heads and sandwiches wrapped in plastic.) I tuck in around myself and breathe. Continue reading But First, Meditate.
The work. The writing. The money. The emotion. The relationship. The family. These things are not mine to claim ownership over. Everything belongs to the universe. Continue reading Remain Awake
Working today on letting go of The Struggle and bringing in Joy. The meandering search for Joy in daily life seems more challenging now during these times of collective anxiety than ever before. Yet happiness should be simple! It’s a choice, they say. (but come on… if it were really just that easy, why wouldn’t everyone just choose to be happy??) Because we can’t let go … Continue reading Releasing the Struggle
I have always been an overthinker. I’m a Virgo – Worrying is my jam. I will get a tickling of an idea in my head and then my mind starts to add to it line by line, like that kids game where each person’s random sentence builds a nonsensical story. I have worked myself into an irrational panic in this way many times. Continue reading Stop the Anxiety Train! This is Where I Get Off
Yesterday I felt hopeless. Overwhelmed.In this time of global stress we are being whipped up into a panic:
FEAR! They tell us.
HIDE! From what may come.
PREPARE! For the unknown. Continue reading Hope and the Present Moment