Breathe. Let go. And remind yourself that this very moment is the only one you know you have for sure. -Oprah Winfrey My life has taken a lot of turns over the last few years. Basically, it’s been chaotic. I’m at the beginning of another major personal upheaval and hard times are ahead. Sometimes, during […]
Building off of last week’s Monday Motivation post: I love this idea of “unbecoming”.
It’s time once again for “Everyday Adventures” where I embrace the possibility of adventure in my ordinary life. For this adventure, I took advantage of the beautiful weather and snuck off to the Chicago Botanic Garden. It’s only a 35 minute train ride from my neighborhood (well, the neighborhood north of mine), but I have never bothered to go by myself. Challenge accepted.
Of course, it’s all so simple! Except it isn’t, is it? This right here, this is my life’s work. Who am I underneath all the faces I wear outside. What is it to embrace my whole self, rough edges and all? What is it like to be you? The deep down, real, totally authentic you […]
This picture sums up my philosophy nicely. Keep it simple, and you can always adjust as you go.
If you can’t fly, then run if you can’t run, then walk, if you can’t walk, then crawl, but whatever you do, you have to keep moving forward. -Martin Luther King Jr. I’m having such a hard time accepting that I need to go a little slower this week, and ask a little less of […]
It’s no secret that I love mantras. I find it really satisfying to come up with the right one in the morning to act as a touchstone for the rest of my day.
It’s sometimes challenging to come up with them myself, so I thought this would be a good time to post some tips for writing your own, along with some of my favorites quotes for days when you’re feeling stuck. Read More »