We are breathing starlight

We are breathing starlight

I heard this on the Being Well podcast with Rick and Forrest Hanson. The amazingness of the universe and of life and of every moment. We are breathing starlight. It has stayed with me. How might I feel differently when I hold my mind to this – the incomprehensibleness...
Practical steps to ease, ease, ease and more ease

Practical steps to ease, ease, ease and more ease

One of my dearests, with whom I text every morning, and I have a somewhat common refrain to our morning texts. May you find ease, ease, ease, and more ease, we text each other. I’ve had some tough weeks for a number of reasons, and yes, the (healing) concussion hasn’t...
I don’t believe everything I think

I don’t believe everything I think

I heard this from Tara Brach, whom I love to listen to. “I don’t believe everything I think.” My mind can be a beautiful place filled with love and compassion and a ton of healing and wholing best practices. My mind can also be a mine zone which isn’t filled so much...
You are exactly where you’re supposed to be

You are exactly where you’re supposed to be

Again, a yoga practice. Again, exactly what I needed to hear. I remember when I first heard this, when I crawled into Al-Anon decades (and decades) ago. “You’re exactly where you need to be,” they told me. That gave me such freedom to begin to accept myself as I was,...
I feel my strong, stable base

I feel my strong, stable base

It’s been a tough week. A very tough week. I am okay, and I am learning and evolving and being. But it’s been a tough week. I still can get cut to the core and lose my sense of self, even as I grow more and more stable and centered. I can slip back into the self-doubt...