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?
If you met you at a party, would you find yourself interesting? Would you sit next to yourself if you met yourself on the first day of school? Would you pick yourself out of a crowd in a room full of people? I'm not sure I would. Prior to soul homework, I couldn't figure out… Continue reading Would You Be Friends With You?
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
In my entire life, I've never read as many books as I did in 2021. So it's only natural that I'd end the year with a post on my favorite book of each month. January- The Four Agreements: A Practical Guide to Personal Freedom by Miguel Ruiz Courtesy Goodreads February- The Child in You: The… Continue reading Favorite Book of Each Month-2021