There's been a word that has been in my path the past week: equanimity. Have you ever heard of it before? I've seen this word in two of the books I've been reading lately. Then I found the word in an article I linked to from a blog I regularly read. And I saw the word… Continue reading What is Equanimity?
I've been working through some heavy feelings lately. I have been struggling to write a proper post. I found this quote in my soul homework the other day and I liked it. "It takes courage to tell the truth about how we feel, especially since we don't ever really know how it will be received...but… Continue reading What I Kept- May 2022
I had planned to keep this for a tater tot post, but I couldn't wait any longer. In the last tater tot post, I had mentioned that our old patio furniture had collapsed practically on top of me. Then, in the rant section of that tater tot post, I talked about how expensive patio furniture… Continue reading Get Your Own Version of a Daybed
Sarah, a friend of mine, published a post in November about the importance of asking yourself questions. Taking a deep breath and contemplating those questions. The answers may arrive fast, or they may take longer. But, ultimately, the answers will come to light. These are the reflective questions she included at the end of her… Continue reading Reflecting
I'd been trying to learn how to meditate for over a year when I came across a video from a yoga teacher who said meditation is more than just having a quiet mind. She said, "the goal is not a quiet mind. The goal is to be present and aware of what's going on in… Continue reading Home Inside
I'm learning to accept the less-than-ideal aspects of myself. One of them is that I have difficulty having conversations. There are two aspects to this: I struggle with making eye contact, and I have to work hard to listen. This has nothing to do with the other person being interesting. This is due to my… Continue reading Working On Becoming a Better Listener