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on self care

i know that the standard prescription in these situations is to take care of yourself. or take care of yourself first.

but i’ve always had a hard time visualizing what that actually means. 874 more words

What Works


The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing by Marie Kondo. Be still my heart. A tidbit: “…tidying must start with discarding. 160 more words


Instead of focusing on what I want for Christmas, we can practice being generous and helpful. We can see our partners and family members as precious flowers which need our care. 401 more words


All roads lead to love - a collection of teachings

At some point soon, I’d like to do an entire post on Brene Brown, and I will get to that, but in the interim, if you haven’t seen this TED talk, you must. 133 more words

Spiritual Tools

Radical Self-Honesty by Tara Brach

‘Sir, what is the secret of your succes?’

‘Two words.’

‘Ok…. what are they?’

‘Right decissions.’

‘And how do you make the right decissions?’

‘One word.’ 51 more words


Identifying Pain and Suffering.

I am a big fan of Tara Brach and her podcast. If you haven’t heard her speak I highly recommend it. She is a Western Buddhist and mindfulness teacher and the way she talks just cuts right to my core. 369 more words