#re-awakening #healing #mindfulness

Re-Awakening

It’s Saturday morning. I have eaten a quick breakfast, no lingering over tea today. I pack myself a lunch and tuck a notebook into my purse. Today I am attending a workshop on Mindful Writing. It’s something I’ve often thought about doing, but until now, I’ve always talked myself out of it. Today I walk…

#acceptance

I prop myself up

Sometimes I find it helpful to provide myself many sources of inspiration, to keep me reminded of the aspiration of my higher self. I leave myself little affirmations on the dresser or on the kitchen table. I leave a tab open on my browser to a page with an article about mindfulness. I cut out…

à propos el guagua

So here I am in Quito, busy adjusting to the altitude and walking my feet off around the historic Old Town. I’m not going to write a lot about that here—this isn’t a travel blog (just in case you were wondering). Instead, I wanted to tell you about un refrán (a saying) I learned today…

A Letter to the Little One

Dear Little One, It makes me happy to see you feeling better! Anxiety went into her room for a rest, and I haven’t seen her for 10 days now. Depression went swimming for a while–I hope in a place with clear water and beautiful fish, so she’ll like it and stay away. And that leaves…