“A journey of a thousand miles always begins with the ground under your feet.” – my personal adaptation of Lao Tzu’s wisdom Evolution is a journey and process. It is a commitment to grow consciously rather than by default. It’s a choice to live on purpose, and know that everything worth it will cost something precious.…Read more »
Disclaimer: This post is going to be long (longer-than-300-words-long). Yesterday was an extremely emotional day for me. I woke up feeling so much hurt that I just couldn’t be present within myself. A few days prior, I unintentionally unearthed the next layer for deep healing in a conversation with my sister. She asked me about…Read more »
Balance is a practice, not just a concept. The space between what we know and what we do with what we know is our potential for adding more balance in our lives. This is becoming my belief. I think about dance, and how easy it is to find my balance when I have time to…Read more »
“See I pick my friends like I pick my fruit.” – Erykah Badu One of the most powerful aspects of life is relationships. This is especially true for women who are trained to base their self-worth on how well they perform their ascribed roles in relationships. I lived that the way for much time, but…Read more »
Knowing is nothing compared to thoughts and feelings. – Something Within This was the AHA moment in my morning meditation today. I was reading when the insight dawned: how many times has my knowing not influenced my thinking or feeling about life? I began tracing how my thoughts and feelings are what inspire the actions…Read more »
It’s okay if sometimes we have nothing to say: we can just be. We can keep our thoughts while sharing our time; our thoughts aren’t the most precious part of us anyway. It’ll cost us more in courage than anything else to simply come and be.
“Evolution has always been about survival, not happiness.” – Amir Levine There are many ways to live, but in my life the decision has often seemed to vacillate between what I felt I needed (safety) and what I deeply desired (joy), as if they couldn’t be integrated. While being safe and certain of my well…Read more »