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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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Self care is also in the moments

We hear a lot about self care, and quite honestly that’s a good thing. We can’t truly be of help to another unless our own cup is full, too. There’s a difference between service and martyrdom… It’s easy to think of self care in the bigger acts. Who doesn’t love the idea of really treating […]

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A gratitude practice, leveled-up.

Home. The short story is, my spouse and I have moved and are currently in-between homes. We don’t feel homeless, we actually feel like we have returned home. Be that as it may, all our stuff is in long-term storage and I am learning a lot about what it is that I really need. The […]

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She. Let. Go.

Just when I thought I had been regularly trusting and surrendering, I discover this poem. Holy wow, to be so simultaneously consumed yet emptied. I did not realize how much I was still carrying…

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This practice agrees with you

As I practice periodic mindful sessions of being agreeable, I experienced an AHA about myself so huge that I had to sit down. It helped me make sense of and have greater compassion for myself, leveled-up. (Which of course is then also projected toward others.) And it’s regarding wanting to be understood, and people-pleasing. These […]

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