Tag Archives: self-care

Who Am I & Who Are You

I made a list tonight of the people in my life who found me very difficult to deal with, and who I have found very difficult to deal with. Then I looked at the names I had written down. This is … Continue reading

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Breathe

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Lessons Learned… (Keep Practising)

Dear Ally, I hope this letter finds you well. I know you’re experiencing a lot of difficult things right now. I wanted to share a few things I’ve learned (often the hard way) and some I’m still learning. Enjoy your … Continue reading

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Tolerate the Change

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A Wise Alternation of Activity and Rest

Originally posted on Richer By Far:
“Oh rest beside the weary road, and hear the angels sing.” Edmund Hamilton Sears “The fact that our being necessarily demands to be expressed in action should not lead us to believe that as…

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Yes Too Much. (The Trouble With) How We Live

I’m saying Yes too much. People around me in crisis-mode, as so often, too often.  Me trying to teach others kindness to themselves by being kind, by listening, by offering support. I’m saying Yes too much. In-between hearing what everybody … Continue reading

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Accepting the Painful Ordinary

This is a bit of a “Drop the Thought” post. This is me living Saturday night that leads to Sunday night that leads to going to work Monday morning. Most weeks a rising curve of anxiety. So, soothing self-talk starts: it’ll … Continue reading

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Only You Know

Always, always good advice.

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Being Kind to Myself – (Possibly) Lent 2016

It’s so easy to forget (how) to be kind to ourselves. I feel like I need to re-learn it from time to time. I wonder if kindness could be what I “do for Lent” this year… It’s a good time … Continue reading

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Be Gentle With Yourself.

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