I love the feeling of taking up all my space

I love the feeling of taking up all my space

Recently I’ve been feeling as if I’m somehow leaking out of myself. I don’t know how to explain it. It’s as if there are holes in my being and I’m seeping out of those holes, instead of being whole. So, I’m working on that. This may sound weird (not that there’s...
If you can’t breathe, why bother?

If you can’t breathe, why bother?

This was offered by a yoga instructor, and it has stayed with me. If I can’t breathe, why bother? I know the instructor was talking about yoga poses and practice, but I find that it pertains not just to that but to pretty much everything. Or actually to everything....
You don’t need the feelin’ to have the healin’

You don’t need the feelin’ to have the healin’

There are times when the old pain hits me like a tsunami, as if out of nowhere. Perhaps there always will be. There are moments when all I can see is the darkness and my heart and mind ache. Again, perhaps there always will be. But when I pay attention, I can notice...
When we’re distracted, we miss our life

When we’re distracted, we miss our life

The last few weeks – okay months – have been tough. As many of you know, my father-in-law was very ill, and we basically moved in with my in-laws to care for them and to have time with them. It is something I will always be so thankful that I had the opportunity to...