Now, more than ever before is the need to manage emotions that are filled with guilt, anger, regret, disappointment, and sadness. Now, more than ever before is the need to reduce personal stresses and find a way to self-care. Today, it is imperative for our well-being and survival to incorporate daily self-care behaviors such as […]
There are two voices speaking to us every day – one is coming from the heart, the other from the head. Be mindful and listen carefully because the one we choose to hear will determine how we live our day.
A Caregiver’s Prayer: God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can and the wisdom to know the difference. Amazon.com
What happens when we, you and I, get confused, worried or fearful? We keep talking, we talk to ourselves and others. But, if we are talking, how can we hear or listen? Mindful meditation is a practice that allows us to pause long enough to drop from our incessant chattering minds down to our hearts […]
How committed are we to self-care? Respond to the following 3 questions and find out: Are we present and aware of our internal conversations or do we allow our default mode conversations to take over? When needed, are we sending ourselves healing words of comfort, understanding and kindness or are our words harsh, blaming and […]
God must have known love would hurt at times. He must have known people would experience hurtful memories then try to forget and forgive. Perhaps that’s why there are thorns on a rose. A reminder that love is bittersweet and never dies.
If or when we hear ourselves say, “You made me feel _____,” STOP and remember this, no person, place or thing can make us, you or me, feel good or bad, loved or unloved, accepted or unaccepted, angry or peaceful unless we give our power to self-love, self-compassion and self–acceptance over to them. Maya Angelou […]
When we practice gratitude, we grow, change and heal past hurts and disappointments. When we practice forgiveness, we have peace and joy When we practice unconditional love, we become what we are looking for.
It’s not what we love but HOW we love that matters. Why? Conditional and Unconditional love influences our patience, kindness and forgiveness toward ourselves and others. It influences how we remember yesterday and sets expectations for today. Conditional love is an if love – if you do this then _____. Unconditional love acknowledges all have […]