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How do you handle stress?

I recently moved into a new house with my sweetie and it’s beautiful!!  Though with all the excitement and joy of finding a home I have forgotten to do one simple thing… Stay in the moment.   281 more words

From addiction to grace. A life hack. (rated PG)

I experienced a life hack when I was cast into the realm of the spiritual world during a marijuana induced psychosis.  I had a true out of body experience that was at once as horrifying as it was incredible.   1,896 more words

Medical Conditions

Growth and Freedom through Mindfulness

“Between stimulus and response, there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom.” ― Viktor E. 285 more words

Mindfulness | Meditation

Softening

A few posts down I quoted some from Tara Brach, she illustrated the use of a question that I then used. Using that question became the pivoting point out of a dark place I was in at the time. 496 more words

Spirituality

An Opportunity to Grow

I’ve been experiencing growing pains. Yes, at my age. But I’d call them spiritual growing pains. The kind you get when you sincerely say, “Your will, not mine, be done.” 571 more words

Spirituality

Touching the Ground

I was having days of really being lost in old stories.  I could hear the old voices, they have nothing new to say, but the more I struggled to get out of it, the more unbearably entangled I became. 562 more words

Spirituality

It's not what's happening, it's how we respond.

I just finished listening to and meditating with Tara Brach. Pause and not react, she advises, don’t go all Calamity Jane on yourself when meeting with something irritating or frightening that’s happened. 245 more words