“The Law of Least Effort: Accept people, situations, and events as they occur. Take responsibility for your situation and for all events seen as problems. Relinquish the need to defend your point of view.” —Deepak Chopra’s, Seven Spiritual Laws of Success While I’m not crazy about the word “laws,” potentially introducing a new set of… Continue reading Practicing Defenselessness
Hello my sweetest one, Who is here today? Mmmm, quiet, underneath all you do, the one who just wants to get it right (cause then everything will be ok). A part you are long familiar with. A young and child-like part of you. A part who if you just got it right, will go away.… Continue reading Monday Love
There it is. The thing we’re all scrambling around, trying with all our might (and TV and cell phones, and movies, and drugs and alcohol and sex) to forget. No getting around it. You can look at this with doom and gloom falling deeper into the grip of fear, or you can allow it… Continue reading At some point in this life, you will lose everything you love.
Hi. I’ve been working on a post for this week titled: At some point in this life, you will lose everything you love. Fuck, right? And it’s a great post. I promise. Not at all as dark as it sounds. And yet, I can’t get myself to finish writing it this morning. Actually, I’m… Continue reading Happy Dance: When mindfulness leads to fulfillment
Practice = the actual application or use of an idea, belief, or method as opposed to theories about such application or use. There’s no mention of the word “perfect” here. We humans made that up. Practice makes perfect. In mindfulness practice we call this “conditioning.” The stories we make up or get passed down… Continue reading Practice, makes as good as possible
hello beauty, you are loved. whether you feel it or not, it’s there. beaming at you from all directions love love love love love you are just so freaking delicious. exactly as you are, in this moment. right here, right now. nothing to fix. nothing to change. what is possible for… Continue reading Monday Love
If unconditional positive regard is the answer, what’s the question? First, let’s look at “unconditional positive regard.” When someone (say myself) engages in less than socially acceptable behavior (something that might be considered by some to be mean, and I say some, because we human beings have different views on what it is to be… Continue reading A sigh of relief, for any situation you find yourself in.
“[Humanity] has unquestionably one really effective weapon—laughter. Power, money, persuasion, supplication, persecution—these can lift at a colossal humbug—push it a little—weaken it a little, century by century, but only laughter can blow it to rags and atoms at a blast. Against the assault of laughter nothing can stand.” — Mark Twain So today, in the… Continue reading Mindfulness and Laughter
Good morning love, Yes, yes, yes, yes yes. Just yes. To everything. And as a bonus, how bout we don’t make up a story about not enough sleep. Even if, your sleep didn’t follow the prescribed patterns recommended for optimal existence. Whatever. Let’s just see, story free, where the day leads. And if you need,… Continue reading Monday Love
Last night I boarded a big hunk of metal with wings, flew through the sky, was picked up in a brand-spanking-new luxury car and driven to a place where I was greeted with pure love and delight. The kind of love that only puppies and young children know about. And there were four of… Continue reading Abundance