Self care that make us feel good and nurtured for our long term wellness.
“When I lost my sight, Werner, people said I was brave. When my father left, people said I was brave. But it is not bravery; I have no choice. I wake up and live my life. Don’t you do the same?” – Marie-Laure LeBlanc, All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr
As the saying goes, you can’t pour from an empty cup.
The Guest House This being human is a guest house. Every morning a new arrival. A joy, a depression, a meanness, some momentary awareness comes as an unexpected visitor. Welcome and entertain them all! Even if they are a crowd of sorrows, who violently sweep your house empty of its furniture, still, treat each guest…
If you have ever experienced a crisis, a medical condition, a major change or been impacted by the current COVID-19 situation, you may probably have noticed the secondary effect of a level of uncertainty and discomfort. I wish I could wave a magic wand and help it disappear for you. Instead I have hard truths and some hard work to practice, which is well worth the effort for your mental and emotional well-being and for those around you.
Barn’s burnt down / Now I can see the moon. ― Mizuta Masahide
Take heart, you will be ok.
This is dedicated to every human being who looks different, feels different and thinks differently. I see you. I feel you. I am you. Stay different. Our world needs the difference we will make. – Cleo Wade, Heart Talk
We are all going through a time of big change.
“Lighthouses don’t go running all over an island looking for boats to save; they just stand there shining.” ― Anne Lamott
Determining what is possible for me to do and learning to work with medical challenges and not against them.