Mindfulness

YOU are the Puzzle Piece You’re Looking for

"Wholeness is not achieved by cutting off a portion of one's being, but by integration of the contraries."- C. G. Jung I've received messages from friends and have read posts and articles online over the past few days that have been extremely helpful. Because despite all of the "in this together", "hope for the best",… Continue reading YOU are the Puzzle Piece You’re Looking for

Journaling, Weekly Intentions

Coronavirus Diaries, day 27

“May I live like the lotus at ease in the muddy water.”- unknown Hi everyone! How are you all doing?? It’s day 27 since my return from NYC and day 24 since the start of my self-quarantine. I am back at work since I’m no longer symptomatic, but I tell you it’s exhausting. Being back… Continue reading Coronavirus Diaries, day 27

Weekly Intentions

You'll be okay. We'll be okay.

I want to run, I want to hideI want to tear down the walls that hold me insideI wanna reach out and touch the flameWhere the streets have no name- U2 I don't know why but when I think of the duality of emotions I'm feeling currently, this song by U2 comes to mind. "I… Continue reading You'll be okay. We'll be okay.

Baking Stories, Journaling, Simply Photography

Oh, if only I could bake right now!

...I want to bake. So bad! But I'm self-quarantining due to not feeling so hot. I honestly think it's a cold I picked up from my daughter (she's well now), but right now we can't be too sure or too safe. Especially after my recent trip to NYC... just taking extra precautions, staying home, and… Continue reading Oh, if only I could bake right now!

Weekly Intentions

Finding Good in Uncertain Times

Hope is the thing with feathers, that perches in the soul and sings the tune without the words, and never stops at all. - Emily Dickinson It's a good time to hibernate. I love my weekends of hibernation, especially in the winter months when the weather is cold, the sun doesn't shine as bright, and… Continue reading Finding Good in Uncertain Times

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

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