I've heard from a lot of friends and colleagues lately who aren't where they want to be in life. I'm glad I'm their friend and that I have chance to help give them strength and perspective to remind them of who they are.
Sadly, the events in the recent news make us realize how fragile life is and the importance of seizing the moment, making the most out of our lives and living life to the fullest. Don't wait to do the things you dream about. Consider what your small or big reinventions could be.
For now, the church has lost me. Confirmed allegations of sexual abuse from a priest in my parish makes it impossible for me to attend. Fortunately, my bond with God is closer than ever. He is with me everywhere. I have claimed the outdoors as my cathedral.
Doors - they hold the promise of something new, curiosity, adventure, fresh starts, mystery. They all stand just on the other side of that door. So close yet so far away. Bringing two worlds together, yet part of the same. Inches apart yet so divided.
And let's remember: We can't always choose what happens to us. We don't always make the right choices. But we do have a choice in this present moment about how we respond to our past and make way for our future.
Spring brings with it a sense of renewal, and I've found it's the perfect time to reinvent your self. Shake off those winter cobwebs and take steps to reassess and renew your life! Here are 10 tactics I use to freshen my perspective and stimulate positive change.
Nature gives us lessons all year long, through each season. It totally amazes me. So as you huddle around the bonfire, kick around the leaves, and enjoy the crisp fall air, reflect on the lessons from the harvest and embrace the necessary renewal of winter.
My blood work showed that my cortisol level was too low. That only happens for one of two reasons: 1) You are the most relaxed person on earth -- clearly not me. 2) You've burned the candle at both ends for so long that you blew through your stress hormones -- bingo!
In today's day and age, with technology at our fingertips (quite literally) there has been a bit of an invasion of our personal space and our privacy. Some of it is by our choosing, some of it not so much.