Good Distractions

The ultimate goal of this process is for us to be able to choose to “distract” ourselves (i.e., get out of our heads, let go of our negative worries, and take a conscious break from the day-to-day stress of life) in a truly healthy way. Mike Robbins I appreciate a good distraction that gives me aContinue reading “Good Distractions”

My Top 3 Distractions

We all have our distractions. I think allowing some distraction is important. It invites creativity to flow in the background without pressure. But there’s times when distraction is too much of a distraction. For the sake of blogging and connection, I wanted to share my top distractions. Let’s start with the most recent biggest distractionContinue reading “My Top 3 Distractions”

Giving Too Much Away?

The worst thing: to give yourself away in exchange for not enough love. Joyce Carol Oates I like this quote. I’ve been sitting thinking about how many times I gave myself away because I didn’t speak up. I’m thinking about how many times I gave myself away because I said yes when I wanted toContinue reading “Giving Too Much Away?”

Commitments to Myself

Sunday reflections We carry too much guilt about letting others down- and too little fear of letting ourselves own. We don’t fullu control whether we live up to others’ expectations. We do decide whether we meet our own. The most important commitments to uphold are the ones you make to yourself. Adam Grant Today IContinue reading “Commitments to Myself”

The Worthwhile Writer’s Life

Love doesn’t make the world go round. Love is what makes the ride worthwhile. Franklin P. Jones I don’t write about love much. I prefer to focus on action words that fall under love, but I like this one. It reminds me of writing. Writing doesn’t make my world go round but it sure makesContinue reading “The Worthwhile Writer’s Life”

The Mind Alone

It’s not the place nor the condition but the mind alone that can make anyone happy or miserable. Roger L’ Estrange There was a time when my grief was so big and consuming that I had a hard time bringing myself to a positive mindful place. I think it’s healthy to grieve and important toContinue reading “The Mind Alone”

Walking on Sunshine

It’s time for you to come into your own. Don’t hold back. You are the energy that creates worlds. Abraham Hicks I’ve had a great week. I’m walking on sunshine right now taking in all these positive vibes. I’m riding this wave as long as it’s willing to carry me. Here I am, in aContinue reading “Walking on Sunshine”

Opposing Emotions

To be human and to be adult means constantly to be in the grip of opposing emotions, to have daily to reconcile apparently conflicting tensions. I want this, but need that. I cherish this, but I adore its opposite too. Stephen Fry This is one of the first things I had fun with as aContinue reading “Opposing Emotions”