It’s imperative that you make it absolutely clear with yourself that whatever you write will be for your eyes only. Allowing yourself to freely express onto the page whatever comes up is where all the magic lies and it can only happen when our guard is down. It’s only when we let go of the roles and titles we wear in our daily life that we can then, feel safe enough to be heart achingly honest about what’s really happening inside us. … More Why This Self Care Idea Will Clear The Constant Mind Chatter
For some this may seem like a heck of alot of work for a Sunday, yet for me it has come down to deciding that my peace of mind is worth the effort. Following through with routines before Monday makes things substantially easier for me from the time I get up, to the time I go to sleep, Monday through Saturday. To come home after work and know that I have already what I need to throw a meal together within 10 minutes because I did the back end work already, is a huge assurance. … More Why Home Care Is Self Care, In Tough Times Part 2
…I began to conceptually understand the home as a launchpad for how we go out into the world. When it’s comfy, tidy and serves all our needs for refueling, then as we step out of our homes to take on the day, we’re launched into the world all the stronger. When our home drains us with mounting, unprocessed clutter, has us on nutritionally thin ice with instant, boxed and pre-made frozen meals and deep sleep is an anomaly as a result of all this, we are doing ourselves a great disservice. … More Why Home Care Is Self Care, In Tough Times Part 1
We didin’t choose the death of a loved one, losing our job, falling gravely ill, car accidents etc. Non the less when they arrive the’yre ours to manage. ..I feel more senistive then I ever have, yet I’m more centered then I have ever been, compared to years passed. … More How Self Care Pays Off In A Crisis Part 2
When we don’t completely process a big change we are in a state of emotional constipation. We may be walking in a state of stupor or deep grief and trying to cover it up, but the congested state shows itself sooner or later. Sooner or later, the balls we’ve been successfully juggling, those that keep our life moving along begin to drop.
What would life be like if we all did our due diligence regularly to keep our affairs in order? How would we respond to the arrival of our death? I imagine a life lived with a full heart, courage, wisdom, followed by a peaceful death…Having scheduled time like this to reboot in such a thorough manner, can create a rhythm in our lives that anchors us among the inevitable changes that shake our equilibrium. They also serve as a great way to gain self knowledge. During times of trial, they can serve as a coveted respite and when life is in our favor, a time to savor and celebrate. … More How To Press The Reset Button On Your Whole Life
Clutter can be like an insidious, slowly growing fog of chaotic confusion that blankets your daily activities and before you know it, it’s grown to such a size that that clearing it takes more energy than living with it. … More 10 Things I’ve Learned About Conquering Clutter