Self-Esteem & Self-Compassion
The Myth of Making Time for Yourself. And What to Do Instead.
Have you ever read or heard someone say that making time for yourself is really important? I’m guessing that you have, since this advice is commonly directed at women. So in the first part of this post I’m sharing my thoughts about why it can be so hard to act on this advice, in spite…Read More
The Mindful Way Through Compare and Despair
Compare and despair. You’ve probably experienced that, right? That moment when you compare something about yourself or your life to someone else’s. In that moment you might find yourself tunneling down into uncomfortable feelings of distress and dismay, perhaps even edging toward a kind of despair. Something gets triggered for you, or you sense something’s missing about…Read More
On the Trail of Synchronistic Events: What Does Your Heart Want?
It was the day I woke up to discover that internet and phone service were down in my area that I really started getting it. Yes, that was the day I began to get a glimmer that I was on the trail of synchronistic events. Would you like to hear me read this to you?…Read More
Holding Space for Yourself: What is Yours to Know and Hold and Keep
Today I’m writing about an intuitive, creative and metaphorical approach to holding space for yourself. I’ll explain what holding space means, and share my own recent experience of it. It may help you feel more in tune with your own deeper needs, deeper nature and deeper boundaries. Many wise words have been written about holding…Read More
It’s Time to Embrace Your Quiet Knowing
You have a quiet knowing deep within that has always been present. It’s there. It has always been there. It will always be there. It winds through the dusky-dawn junctions of knowing and not knowing. It’s of you. And in you. And circling through you. Always. Your quiet knowing that has always been present. But sometimes, without…Read More