I don't know how life works. I have at various times in my life had theories of how life works. I've thought of it like a machine: put in x, wait 5 minutes, out comes my new best friend. I've spent a lot of time looking for formulas and equations to follow. For much of … Continue reading We’ve got options
I've talked with a few friends recently that have made the courageous decision to seek some help from a counselor for their struggles with anxiety and depression, among other difficulties. They each seemed to find our conversation helpful about how to go about finding a counselor and strategies to try in the meantime, so I've captured … Continue reading Help with a capital H
A recent journal entry: On the way home today I thought: Let's take myself off the hook. No "catching up" - Just getting back into the present and moving forward. Yes, yoga. But not the yoga that I have missed: the yoga today. Not the journaling that I missed: the journaling today. Not the water … Continue reading This one.
There are some days that you need to do something simply to demonstrate to yourself that you can and will do it. (though it's rarely simple) There are some days that doing the right thing (the thing in line with your values) feels so hard that it's all that you can do to stay in … Continue reading Keep Going
I don't know about you, but I've got a whole lot of voices in my head I need to disregard far more often. I've got versions of myself inside that seek to protect but are instead keeping me from a real and authentic life. I've got a lot of rules that I need to break. … Continue reading Perfect Weighted Anchor
A rhyme, a rhythm, a reason, a sense. Life swirls around at a frenetic pace and I search for something to root and ground me. Something to make sense and bring order. Something to calm and comfort. Many of us look outside of ourselves for this mooring. Beliefs, gods, people or places that we can … Continue reading Okay
As someone prone to living from her head, I am no stranger to feeling like I'm in a trance. The rest of life, especially a heart filled one, can feel unreachable beyond the hum of thoughts that are so hard to turn away from. Living by the ocean these past few days, I've experienced the … Continue reading Held By the Ocean