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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”My eyes open to the new day but I’m not ready to greet it yet.
The alarm’s going off.
I press the snooze button again.
Is it the third time? Or the fourth?
Nine hours of sleep, and I don’t feel like I’ve even started to get rest…
Maybe I’ll just stay in bed today… “
When depressed, we often find ourselves more worn out after sleep than we were the night before.
Would you like to know why? Continue Reading »
There is something good in your life right now, at this very moment.
It is probably hard for you to see it, let alone to name what exactly is good.
Your mind may be saying ‘nothing is good’ or even worse: ‘nothing will ever be good’. Why do we humans choose to believe our thoughts?
Close your eyes and listen to your heart…
Take a deep breath and listen to your body…
Life runs in you! Life runs through you! You are life! You are precious, wonderful, sacred life!
Yes, you have Depression standing next to you. She is holding you by your shoulders, but she is not your enemy. Continue Reading »
Autumn is here. The leaves begin to change colour and fall. Nature is performing its ‘Let it go!’ dance once again!
A few more weeks and all the deciduous trees will look pretty much the same, revealing their solid and beautiful structure that we can all admire on a cold and misty day.
It’s seems like the trees need to let go of all the weight they can before the heavy snow and winds hit their magnificent crowns.
The trees have the inner wisdom of adapting themselves to a new season. They don’t resist it!
They have the immense trust to let go easily and effortlessly and just rest, rest, rest, consolidating their strength, until a new powerful transition and transformation takes place in the spring.
Why not be in alignment with Mother Nature and release some thoughts that bring you suffering and prevent you from recovery?
Take a mindful walk in nature this week. Observe the changes. Get inspired by the powerful and effortless transformations and renewals that are taking place around you. Continue Reading »