Posts tagged "now"

Back to school? Be here and roll with it

Back to school tomorrow and I am appreciating a beautiful afternoon with no schedule. Part of me grieves losing summer, it was definitely a good one, but part of me doesn’t feel like longing or being sad, it just feels like smiling and rolling with it. I do feel the natural anxiety of trading a... Read more »

5 quotes that keep me mindful

Just keep livin’ ~ Matthew McConaughey, from Dazed and Confused. Surprisingly, these words have kept me going in some dark times. When you don’t know what to do, all you have to do is this. Two choices, love or fear ~ paraphrased from A Course in Miracles.  Every choice we make is based on either one or the... Read more »

The problem with no right answers and needing to be right

A long time ago I ate whatever food was in the store, did whatever my doctor told me to do, and watched television with no concern for my mental well being. Now I have to worry about what I’m eating – are the vegetables organic? And if they are organic, were they washed? And if... Read more »
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The grass is green on both sides

I get to be alone today.  Not just for a little while, but for a full day and night. This is quite uncommon, but also a very welcome experience.  I love my extroverted high intensity time with my family and friends, but the other half of me is quite introverted – I love being alone.... Read more »

Gray hair, past experiences, and living in the now

Today I noticed a lot of gray hairs.  In the last year I’ve found a few, but today, I noticed a lot. My dad didn’t get gray hair until his 60’s, and my sister is two years older than me and just found her first one.  I know I’m genetically lucky in the gray hair... Read more »

Five minute meditation for busy parents

You are in a hurry. Even when you don’t have to be anywhere, you are trying to get somewhere. You have been trained to be in a hurry, to move fast, to get a lot done in the least amount of time. But you feel disconnected.  You don’t know what happened between waking up and... Read more »
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