This heart-shaped leaf came to me at a perfect time when I really really needed it. I was feeling some very deep dark emotions and decided to take a nap on my chaise lounge outside — instead of in my bed — as a way to regroup and get centered. I looked out my bedroom [...]
Empowerment is often really about feeling peace, contentment and satisfaction in the moment you find yourself in. To stop pushing for perfectionism, to stop toiling for more and better, to stop the constant desire to improve and enhance. Empowerment is about “being” and finding strength, composure, bliss and serenity in just and only that. Today [...]
Life is precious. Take time to enjoy the moments and appreciate the good times and good people in your life. We are often so consumed with doing, getting and even “being” just a little too much these days. Empowerment is also about being conscious about slowing down, pacing, honoring life’s rhythms, and savoring its pleasures. [...]
Stop expecting things from people that they can’t possibly deliver. You’ve got to protect your heart from that disappointment. In this type of situation it IS about you, not them. Adjust your expectations. Remember, you can’t have what’s not there. You can’t get from someone what they cannot give to you. Let go.
Sometimes when you aren’t expecting it, when you aren’t hoping and wishing for it, or secretly praying for it, sometimes when you just let it be, and carry on….it arrives….let it flow…it’s coming.
Sometimes life is very mundane & even excruciatingly boring. The drudgery of day-to-day tasks that are unrelenting over time, the predictability and routinization, and “going through the motions” can all numb us and make us question our choices. So much of what life requires of us is dull and uninspiring. But that doesn’t mean our [...]