Every day we have the opportunity to awaken and live a life that is not full of regret.
Think of a consciousness cleanse as a mental pajama day that helps support you to remove some of that soul sludge that has been weighing you down.
…consistent mediation; I am less brittle, more in tune with the connection between my thoughts and actions, my thoughts and reactions, my thoughts and experiences.
To do this I had to make changes to my end-of-year/start-of-year actives. This meant planning, saying no, and making some difficult choices. It also meant that I could slide into the New Year feeling ultra chill and kick-off 2022 renewed and ready.
…these thoughts and feelings and had been on repeat in the background of my brain for decades and it was only the mental silence brought on by the pandemic that allowed me to truly hear them.
So instead of pressuring myself to keep up something that obviously is not working, I have spent the last three weeks refining my days.
I realize that it is all that little things that add up during the day and compound during the week that make for an enjoyable life. Mostly it is our attitude toward the little things and how we chose to seek out versus tune out simple pleasures. T
through self-reflection, I see clearly why my pre-pandemic life no longer serves me and by cultivating a way of life that is rooted in calm, I have found so much to enjoy in the most unassuming aspects of life.
First worst; chores, homework, veggies. This approach served me well as a child, and hopefully will again with this first blog post. I am a transplant a few times removed, I never expected to leave Southern California and somehow it seems like a lifetime ago that I called it home. I have taken a veryContinue reading “First worst”