I feel a little bit nauseous

I feel a little bit nauseous

I submitted the final draft of my manuscript to my publisher this week. I feel a little bit nauseous. I know it’s an ultra-exciting step. I know it’s an absolutely amazing way to start the New Year. I know it’s what I’ve dreamed of for years. And I feel a bit...
Beauty is all around you. Don’t miss it.

Beauty is all around you. Don’t miss it.

Yoga class this morning, and this was the instructor’s instruction to us. It’s something I know. Something (I think) I practice. And something I can stand to be reminded of again and again and again. And again. There is so much pain and suffering in the world. There...
Joy is my highest purpose

Joy is my highest purpose

In my Positive Psychology certification course, we had to name our life’s purpose. It is clear to me – very clear to me – that my purpose is to love. To love others. To love myself. To spread and share and rejoice in more and more love in this world. I firmly believe...
I laughed out loud in yoga

I laughed out loud in yoga

We were in Malasana pose, the squat pose, and the instructor “suggested” we take our left arms and wrap them around our left legs towards our backs, and then wrap our right arms around our backs until we could bind, or clasp, our hands. Before I could stop myself, I...
I have to create the habit

I have to create the habit

“If I want to be happy, I have to create the habit, just as I had to with daily writing, and flossing.” Anne Lamott As I’ve written here before, I am taking a certification course in Positive Psychology, and one of the things we’ve learned is that happiness and...