I leaned against a very large tree the other day. I molded my entire back into its skin. I connected with its bark (not bite) and felt its deep, unwavering stability. It supported me fully and easily. It was a really good feeling.
This time of year the leaves are letting go. Their beautiful colours float downward and rest in the earth. Nature teaches us that releasing control is natural. So why do I (and maybe you?) find letting go tricky?
Do you ever attempt to control situations? Have you ever thought this: “If it’s not done by me it won’t be done right”? What (more…)
November 2, 2009 | Master-User
No doubt you’ve heard sayings about happiness and the power of positive thinking. For instance, “when life gives you lemons, make lemonade” and “some pursue happiness, others create it.” Turns out that optimism truly is a powerful force. And, regardless of your circumstances or personal setbacks, you can choose to approach life with a sunny outlook, transforming negative thoughts into positive ones and increasing your chances of success.
October 16, 2009 | Master-User
“There’s no such thing as a mistake.” Ha!
This is one of my favourite New Age doozers. Puhleez. Like, getting hosed because you didn’t get it in writing wasn’t a major drag. And spilling your friend’s secret to the wrong person burnt that bridge to a crisp. Or not saying “yes!” to the one that got away – well, THAT sucked. There are such things as mistakes. Major eff-ups and human stupidity happens to the best of us. The rest of us are in denial. (more…)
October 6, 2009 | Master-User