What is your understanding of forgiveness? Where does it trip you up? What practices work well for you?
Sometimes, it doesn't seem possible or even right to be "OK" when someone we love is suffering or struggling. And often, that means we end up giving and giving and giving. Sometimes the best thing we can do for everyone is to give to ourselves first.
We all need time for ourselves, time to relax, recharge, and take care of ourselves. What can YOU do today to create space in your day and down-time and relaxation for yourself?
Can you give yourself permission to stop doing those things that don't matter all that much, in favor of things that do?
How do we deal with the voices in our head: Self-Medicate or Self-Meditate?
The habit of dwelling on WHY my hurt feelings are fair and reasonable is a trap, and this habit keeps me from moving on toward solutions. Life has no pause button. Every minute I spend dwelling on WHY I’m feeling bad is a minute I’ll never, ever get back.
So often we are caught up in the day to day, rushing from one obligation to another. We breathe – and yet our breaths are not deliberate, they are for survival. ... Breathing is a grounding tool that we often look right past.