Give and Take
I bring what I bring
and take what I take
I get back what I give out
and I cannot give what I
do not already have.
That may seem like a closed loop.
End of story. But, when you see the
mechanism, the controls are
Since it seems a closed loop
you can putt around, take it
hard and fast as you [...]
Choose joy … more often than not. Do that just a little bit more. See what happens.
How to keep our attention on these things? How indeed?
Make a list:
Complaining and negativity … How’s that working for you?
Try something else.
Put some good words in your diet.
Make a list of stuff you’re grateful for.
A tiny list. Three things. Hurry.
Tape it on the fridge; the bathroom mirror, the car mirror.
Remind yourself frequently of those things you are glad about.
Repeat. Repeat. Repeat.
Yes, you can color the states and countries if you want. You can absolutely color inside the lines. I challenge you to draw me some weather. Go outside the boxes. Get real.
Download a clipart map here:
My feeling is that the current crop of coloring books are overly restrictive. I think of coloring as something I do with crayons. This detail requires a fine pen. And, my question is how colorful is it when one is done? There is so much black in the lines in which you are required to draw.
I suppose this intensity fills a need for some. I hav [...]
I say more yoga as if I have started. But my increased understanding takes me beyond the body into the breath and the beliefs. Pretty soon I will better inhabit my body.
The link and the book … both have helped.
5 top NYC instructors share the best yoga advice they’ve ever received
Lots of practitioners in many modalities opt for an hour of treatment. Chiropractors have a very short treatment time followed closely by medical doctors. Therapists run a 45 to 50 minute hour. Reiki, massage, reflexologists bill by the hour. Perhaps life coaches do as well. And, yet … I do believe amazing results can be made in much sh [...]
Many of us are craving a little more connection than we’re getting. This occurs to me on the job when I am engaging people. Not everyone lights right up but I ask questions that encourage people to pause and perhaps consider their lives a bit. Mostly they share.
How to get a little more connection? Give a little attention to others.
Connect some dots. Draw your own collection of starlight. Name the stars. Make it meaningful to you. It can become a healing icon.
We don’t have to talk about it at all. JB and I did not talk about it. Here is the first one ever done. See how it’s been folded? It could be a treasure map.
If there are not enough dots in the pdf please f [...]