Just For Today – I Will Not Be Angry

Collaboration and Cooperation Vs Competition and Jealousy Many times over the years, I’ve struggled with feelings of jealousy and competitiveness: in the workplace, within my family and friends, and out there in the world in general. Times of low self-worth and fragile self-esteem told me I’m not enough. I’m not enough of what is needed…

Just For Today – I Will Not Worry

I Am Free I am starting my second month of living in solitude – alone – 4,562 km away from family and friends on the East Coast of Canada – while I’m here on the West Coast of Canada. I’ve another three, maybe four weeks ahead of me before my husband returns from his electrical…

Just For Today – I Will Not Worry

CBD & Mindfulness & Sitting With Anxiety With a history of PTSD, anxiety has riddled my entire adult life. I am currently and successfully using CBD, a derivative of marijuana called cannabidiol, to relax me enough to implement the many mindfulness, emotional regulation and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy skills in my anxiety management toolbox. I struggled…

Just For Today – I Will Not Be Angry

I Choose Peaceful Action Over Hostile Reaction Embrace and Open Just for today, I will not be angry and react….I will embrace my truth with a peaceful solution… S, 🌻

Just For Today – I Will Do My Work Honestly

How We Perceive Our Reality I’m learning, as I listen to the audiobook, before happiness – the 5 hidden keys to achieving success, spreading happiness, and sustaining positive change by Shawn Achor (the book’s title indicates the author is a grammatical rebel!) that happiness is how we perceive our reality. The author postulates we can…

Just For Today – I Will Not Worry

Reflections on Love This morning I am thinking about love. How love feels… Soft. Gentle. Calm. Compassionate. Peaceful. Letting love sit, within… Just for today, I will not worry, I will love. Let Gary Barlow’s Sing fill your heart with love, and light and hope….. S, ❤️

Just For Today – I Will Not Worry

Pause, Take a Breath and Go For Yours If you grew up through the 1990’s, you may recognize these words. These words are lyrics from the hit dance song, Gonna Make You Sweat (Everybody Dance Now) by C+C Music Factory! Yup, that’s right… along with many of the spiritual leaders out there like Deepak Chopra,…

Just For Today – I Will Not Be Angry

Give Pause To Your Anger It has been my experience that fear is usually lingering somewhere deep beneath my anger. When you feel angry, can you take a moment to stop, and pause? Can you take a look at what is beneath your anger? Can you find the fear and identify what you’re afraid of?…

Just For Today – I Will Be Grateful For My Many Blessings

Tara Brach I’ve been listening to psychologist and Buddhist meditation teacher, Tara Brach’s Radical Self-Compassion series on Calm. Her words truly speak to me, especially the part of those who consistently try to improve on themselves because they feel they are deficient in some way – always trying to fix themselves to be better –…