Equanimity, Freedom, Thoughts

“Selfish” is selfless

I learned recently that some people believe that you are selfish if you are not giving into everything they request of you. I was called selfish for putting up boundaries. I was called selfish for taking care of myself when there were no other options. I grew up thinking that when you have any kind… Continue reading “Selfish” is selfless

Equanimity, Spirituality, Thoughts

Manifest the life you want

I really enjoyed reading the book The Art of Racing in the Rain by Garth Stein. Another great quote was “That which you manifest is before you.” I had to pause and repeat that phrase a few times to let it seep into my whole being. One person may look out a window and see rain… Continue reading Manifest the life you want

Equanimity, Thoughts

Live in the Moment.

I began the year with some emotional reading and one of the books was titled The Art of Racing in the Rain by Garth Stein. One of the quotes that stuck out to me was, “To remember is to disengage from the present.” It was such a powerful statement and I felt the truth in it. When… Continue reading Live in the Moment.

Freedom, Spirituality, Thoughts

Grief: Finding gratitude in loss

I am reading this book titled Rebuilding When Your Relationship Ends by Bruce Fisher, EDD, and Robert Alberti, Ph.D. as part of my divorce group therapy. The chapter we just finished was about grief. It talks about how when we lose someone we love via death, there is a ritual to help release the pain but with… Continue reading Grief: Finding gratitude in loss

Equanimity, Thoughts

Be Kind, Always.

My life has been turned upside down and I have been doing my best to turn it right side up again. I have been sitting on my thoughts since then because they are very heavy emotions. Last year, Ellen’s deejay, Stephen “tWitch” Boss, committed suicide. For the first time in my life, I could truly… Continue reading Be Kind, Always.