Learn to Say No

For so long, what I thought I needed was to give others everything they wanted so they could give me everything I needed.  Embracing this moment teaches me to give what I need to myself.  


3 Reasons to Do It Anyway

Ambivalence.  Hesitation.  Fear. I don't want to do it.  I don't want to take the risk.  It's not worth it.  It's just going to happen this way anyway.  Why bother.  It's a silly program.  I can't believe what they're asking us to do.  I don't believe it.  It's not going to work out that way. …

Journey to Mindfulness–Day 5

Day 5:  Have tea with your fears.   Fears.  Thoughts that linger, grow bigger in both volume and anxiety.  "Awful-izing" and "what if" lists get longer.  Breathing becomes restricted, shallow.  Tension in the neck, shoulders, and even chest.  Complete overwhelm. The truth:  Fears are just thoughts. Shocking, right?  They are just thoughts.  Thoughts we give …