Tag: being mindful

The Power of Empathy

Enjoy this re-post about the power of empathy, especially in difficult relationships. oooOooo One of our fundamental needs as human beings is to be heard and to be accepted as we are. Take a moment to recall a time where you were going through…

Moving into Stillness

“Stillness is not the absence or negation of energy, life, or movement. Stillness is dynamic. It is unconflicted movement, life in harmony with itself, skill in action. It can be experienced whenever there is total, uninhibited, unconflicted participation in the moment you are in—when…

Boost Your Karma for the New Year

  Boosting your Karma is a choice. As you move towards the New Year and new possibilities, why not choose kindness and connection. Watch what happens! This is such a cool list to share 🙂 Keep your word. Show respect to everyone you encounter….

Meditation – Finding an Anchor that Works for You

A lot has been written in the past few years about Mindfulness Meditation.  This Buddhist based practice has become popular here in the west through the Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) program founded by Jon Kabat Zinn. Research clearly shows that meditating changes the…

The Secret of Happiness – Alan Watts

non attachment

A re-post this morning for all of us who could do with seeing a bigger perspective. oo0O0oo I do admire Alan Watts and his edgy take on our awakening to what is real and what matters. Don’t hold on too hard. Learn to let…

Thoughts on Incessant Thinking

tangles nets

This is a re-blog of an earlier post. I dedicate it to all of us who are getting tangled up in our thinking today. oo0O0oo In the highs and lows of life do you find yourself stuck in over analyzing and incessant thinking? When…

Inspiration for the Lows of Life

This is a re-post for those of you who may be facing challenges right now. From my heart to yours. 💕 oo0O0oo I walked two of the dogs this morning along our road and stopped a while at the little waterfall on Paper Mill….

Flight from the Shadow

“There was a man who was so disturbed by the sight of his own shadow and so displeased with his own footsteps that he determined to get rid of both. The method he hit upon was to run away from them. So he got…

Reflection – Live your Own Life

These words came to me in a conversation yesterday with someone who feels she must rescue her adult daughter from a difficult marriage and challenging home situation. “You cannot live her life for her. Can you let her live her life? … and live…

Reflection – The Two People Living in You

“Two people have been living in you all of your life. One is the ego, garrulous, demanding, hysterical, and calculating; the other is the hidden spiritual being, whose still voice of wisdom you have only rarely heard or attended to.” ~ Sogyal Rinpoche, The…

* Haiku – wait in gratitude

~ Find Your Middle Ground Surrender expectation Wait in gratitude ~   If you are new to this site, welcome! Follow these links to find out more about finding your middle ground and the steps to get you there.

Inspiration – shifting allegiances

  “We must shift our allegiances from fear to curiosity, from attachment to letting go, from control to trust, and from entitlement to humility.” – Angeles Arrien Imagine if we all did this, how the world would be different … Lets commit to shifting…

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