Posts Tagged ‘adversity’

From Self-Love to Sacred Adventures

Over my many ‘interesting’ years of living, loving, and learning through life, I’ve come to integrate four key truths which allow me to take full responsibility for my life: I deserve to be here. I deserve to be heard. I deserve to be healed. I deserve to be happy. I’ve struggled with each aspect during…

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How to overcome negative thoughts and feelings

When you have an anxious thought, it doesn’t mean you are an anxious person. In the same way, having a depressive thought doesn’t make you a depressed person. Even having a horrible or mean thought doesn’t make you a horrible or mean person. This is because you are not your thoughts. In fact, you are…

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Finding Peace In Our Goodbyes

Last night, as I enjoyed a quiet evening at home, my thoughts wandered to a poignant conversation I had earlier with a woman who was still grappling with resentment towards her deceased mother. Over a decade had passed since her mother’s death, yet the pain, anger and resentment seemed fresh, rooted in the feeling that…

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Our Quest For Happiness

In our quest for happiness, we often find ourselves tangled in the materialistic and external aspects of life. We associate joy with possessions, achievements, and milestones. But what if the essence of happiness lies not in the tangible but in something else? The realm of our thoughts and perceptions? The Unexplored Terrain of Happiness: Happiness…

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Lessons from Adversity

Recently I’ve found myself revisiting the journey of loss, acknowledging the birthday of a cherished loved one who departed almost two years ago. It’s a reminder of the ever-changing nature of life and the profound impact it leaves on our hearts. As I navigate this path, I’m struck by the interplay between the battling thoughts…

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Rising from the Falls of Life

Just in this past two weeks I have known tragedy and loss, fraud and disappointment, shame and isolation, depression and despair, aloneness and regret, pain and defeat, sadness and grief. In spite of and despite all this, I have also known kindness and generosity of spirit, compassion and humility, love and care, encouragement and hope. …

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