Making choices that differ from those of others is inevitable and normal. Non-judgement of ourselves and others is essential to our wellbeing. Staying true to our personal needs, values and beliefs, means sometimes choosing the unpopular option or even being a minority in our decisions. Struggling with and questioning ourselves will happen. If reflection [...]
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In letting go of the past and growing into the self we want to be, we shift into radical acceptance of who we are. This requires acknowledging reality even when we disagree. Fighting against what was or is, only creates suffering. While pain may be inevitable in our lives, suffering is optional. By accepting [...]
Sometimes the hardest thing to do is be open and honest about our opinions and fears. We tread lightly to avoid hurting others or encountering uncomfortable confrontations. In doing so, we hold back our true feelings or allow others to design our reality. Communicating openly during such tumultuous and changing times is a must. [...]
Each Friday with my Foundfully Fridays, I share something I am feeling or try to provide insights or inspiration based on my experiences and conversations with friends and clients. Today, I ask you: what do you need and how can I help? I invite you to also ask someone else. We need each other. [...]
With the ongoing uncertainty of how long the current situation will last, we must stay flexible about the choices and decisions we make. Empower ourselves by having a strategy. Even a simple breathing ritual can allow space for reflection and calm. Perhaps it means stepping away and making no decisions for a bit. It is [...]
“If you can't fly then run, if you can't run then walk, if you can't walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward.” - Martin Luther King Jr. The times we are experiencing require bravery. We may be shaken to our core but can always choose to find comfort. [...]
As many of us grieve the loss of our former lives, mindful choices may be extremely helpful. Finding ways to be more present and intentional helps shift us out of negative behaviors or patterns. By focusing on the here and now, we are able to appreciate and enjoy small repeated tasks, such as hand [...]
Taking time for quiet reflection during the Pandemic is not only important, it is essential. Making energetic space to process, is necessary even when it feels impossible. Our are hearts on endless rollercoasters, our minds flip flopping and in flux. We must step back to reflect, to identify moments of gratitude and try to [...]
Interminably challenging situations are pushing us to uncomfortable limits. Just when we feel there may be some normalcy on the horizon another doozy surfaces. Our emotions on high alert. In these times we must dare to feel. To embrace the highs and lows. To accept that our feeling are in a constant state of [...]
The freedom to be yourself is the ultimate experience of life. The freedom of (self)awareness and authenticity. The ability to act instead of being acted upon is positive freedom. To make our own choices not based on external interferences or circumstances. Rather, to choose consciously and in alignment with our own purpose and essence. [...]