Empowerment Category

Spiritual shapewear

We shape our own world. Not depending on circumstances to determine how we are feeling, but depending on our choices for how we feel. It’s not external; we are not victims. It’s internal; we are creators. Yes, this (insert particular crappy situation here) really sucks. But I don’t. And neither do you.

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Choose. Then choose again.

I’ve been “getting through” lately. This unending winter, oh ffs the ice hasn’t even gone off the lakes yet and everything is still mud. Living out of boxes, in yet another move as part of an extended transition. Chronic pain that is usually quieter has been yelling at me instead. I’m getting so mentally grumpy […]

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Note to Self: inner peace

I’ve really been fine, lately. But it’s the type of fine that is subconsciously used as a hope and a wish, rather than an actual reflection of how I’m really feeling. Can you relate? I discover this, as things just keep falling apart around me. It seems I continue to screw up, even though I […]

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Passions and people, not possessions

Ah, yes — spring cleaning. Clearing out what no longer serves us and making space for what does. I’m a big fan of Denise Linn’s work in this area and I really love her measurement for if a thing is clutter or not: Do I love it? Do I use it? If you can answer […]

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Efficiency is the killer of imagination

Very recently I read that “efficiency is the killer of imagination,” and for the life of me can’t recall from where or by whom. Chalk it up to the fact that I’ve been reading from a variety of written sources lately, and also that this idea struck me so hard I’ve been kind of in […]

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