Mindfulness, Weekly Intentions

Weekly Intentions 2/24/20

Happy Sunday! When you allow yourself to float in your own waters, you will discover the sea of potential that you are. Not all potential can be unlocked straight away, rather it is a slow process that ebbs and flows throughout the specially orchestrated timing of our life.- Tanaaz, Forever Consicous, on the Pisces New… Continue reading Weekly Intentions 2/24/20

Mindfulness

7 Ways to Bring Freshness into Your Daily Routine

"You often feel tired, not because you've done too much, but because you've done too little of what sparks a light in you." - - Alexander Den Heijer Dinnertime is always an interesting one in our house. We have nights of complete silliness around the table, laughing about celebrities, talking about crushes, or listening to… Continue reading 7 Ways to Bring Freshness into Your Daily Routine

Journaling, Mindfulness, Simply Photography, Travel

A Puget Sound Surprise

(Inspired by Susannah Conway's #augustbreak2019) Human. What does that mean?  I think it means a lot more than just skin and bones, minds and development, socialization and communication. Because when you think of it, many other species have those characteristics too.  So what does "human" mean?  For me, it’s a feeling. A sense of being.… Continue reading A Puget Sound Surprise

Journaling, Mindfulness, Travel

South Africa: Once Seen, Never Forgotten

They say one way to open your eyes is to ask yourself, "What if I had never seen this before? What if I knew I would never see it again?" Both of these questions went round and round in my head the entire time I was in South Africa. I knew I would love being… Continue reading South Africa: Once Seen, Never Forgotten

Journaling, Mindfulness

A Breath Through Anxiety

Anxiety hurts. It hurts the person who struggles with it And it hurts everyone around them who are trying to help them through it. It’s like a ripple that turns into a wave Crashing down on the shoreline And taking back with it whatever it can. If you’ve ever experienced it, or know someone who… Continue reading A Breath Through Anxiety

Journaling, Mindfulness

I Can See Clearly Now

...well, almost. Almost 2 weeks ago, I was diagnosed with a retina detachment. Having worked in the ophthalmology field for as long as I have, I knew exactly what was happening as the symptoms were coming on. But it wasn't until I heard it fall out of the mouth of an ophthalmologist friend that fear… Continue reading I Can See Clearly Now

Mindfulness

Springing Forward with the Equinox

Hello again! I can't believe it's been 2 years since my last post. It's good to be back. The March equinox marks the beginning of Spring here in the Northern Hemisphere and the start of Autumn in the Southern Hemisphere. That wonderful time when the sun crosses the celestial equator from south to north, awakening… Continue reading Springing Forward with the Equinox

Mindfulness

Veritas, no vino required…

Veritas, no vino required... Friday nights. I'm sitting home on a Friday night, having dinner with myself on my deck out back. Watching my dog play and graze on the grass like she's a vegetarian. Guess she needs to eat soon;)  But I sit here and think of what society tells us we should do… Continue reading Veritas, no vino required…