I woke up full of energy on a sunny Monday morning ready to start a new week and tick a few items off my ‘To do’ list. Everything was as usual: hectic pre-school ceremony to get my daughter ready for school, my winter morning ritual of caffeinating myself and getting into a warm pair of pants ready to heat the seat of my car…
In short, everything was normal…
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I am me
In all the world, there is no one else exactly like me
Everything that comes out of me is authentically me
Because I alone chose it – I own everything about me
My body, my feelings, my mouth, my voice, all my actions,
Whether they be to others or to myself – I own my fantasies,
My dreams, my hopes, my fears – I own all my triumphs and Continue Reading »
Recently I received an e-mail from a wonderful and very insightful girl called Emily. The article below is what I would like Emily to read as my reply. It was written by Christine Kane. I just love what Christine teaches us!
Written by Christine Kane
Somewhere along the way, we learn to avoid things that are uncomfortable.
“Hey look at this,” we think. “If I just stay here in the middle – away from the sharp edges – then I don’t get too banged up.”
Slowly, our passions and goals stop being about what we want to create or who we dream of becoming. Continue Reading »
Depression is painful. You feel hurt.
You lead a predictable and guaranteed painful existence. You numb yourself with drugs and sometimes lots of sleep. You wait for the pain to go away.
Before long you build an illusion that your recovery is out of your reach.
Then you build another illusion that if you were meant to recover, your journey out of depression would be clear, fast and totally pain-free.
Have you ever thought that you might be hampering your own recovery and choosing to play it safe instead? ‘Better the devil you know?’
Could it be possible that the pain of your depression is less than the pains you might experience during and after your recovery?
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Here is an article I enjoyed so much that I just had to post it on my blog!
It’s by Christine Kane:
“Don’t be distracted by criticism. Remember – the only taste of success some people get is to take a bite out of you.” – Zig Ziglar
Here’s one thing I’m pretty sure of:
I’m pretty sure you don’t want to know “How to Get Over Criticism.”
I’ll bet you’d prefer a guide called: “How to Avoid Criticism and Ensure that Everybody Loves You Unequivocally til the Day You Die.”
Unfortunately, the subtitle would be: “Or How to Have a Totally Boring Life.”
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