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Grace Note

Grace Note

In music, a grace note is extra, not part of the main melody, an add on. As I work on composing myself to add more grace, I’ve begun collecting moments when others have done a bit extra for me, when they have extended grace above and beyond. I intend to share these “grace notes” with […]

Obstacle Ahead, Keep Going Anyway

Obstacle Ahead, Keep Going Anyway Keep Going Anyway

This is not a stop sign. This is a warning sign. You keep going and use caution. Accomplishing our dreams means overcoming obstacles. Let your realist kick in to complement your optimist. Imagine the obstacles you are facing and start coming up with strategies to get over those obstacles. Stuck? Find someone who has faced […]

LET IT OUT

LET IT OUT

Sometimes, calm deep breathing doesn’t do the trick. Sometimes, the pressure mounting toward a breaking point needs a release valve. Sometimes, we need to take a BIG DEEP BREATH and then… Run Scream Throw arms in the air Jump up and down Kick Punch Shout So find a pillow or punching bag or block of […]

On the Plus Side

On the Plus Side

What good has graced you today? We are wired to better remember the bad, the scary, the threat. Getting the good ingrained from observation to memory takes work. Sit tall or lay long. Breathe fully, deeply. Start a mental tally of anything you can add to the plus side. Breathe in and out and admit […]

Grace Your Plate

Grace Your Plate

What is on your plate? How did it get there? Who all had a hand in growing, packing, delivering, stocking, and preparing the food in front of you? What I eat affects how I feel. If I can sleep well and awake rested. If my joints ache. If I have a migraine. If I can […]

Participate

Participate

  Participate: To take part To be involved with others in doing something –Merriam-Webster   What happens when you take part? What happens when you are involved with others in doing something? What shifts when you consider showing up as a participant…in your life, family, community? Sit tall. Breathe. Inhale fully. Exhale fully. Inhale fully. […]