As many of you no doubt know by now, I had a little ‘incident’ occur yesterday that could well have rocked my world for an awful lot longer than it did. It was pretty devastating for a fleeting moment I can assure you.
I've been thinking a lot about boundaries of late, not just about boundaries actually but about inner strength as well.
When a group of people all pretty much live a long time, you can bet they are onto something good. It's people like that who can help us to figure out what we need to do to be more like them.
Interesting times! So many people that I've seen this week have said they feel completely exhausted, have head colds, feel they are doing some major processing, some major clearing and can feel big changes happening in their lives, but they're struggling! If that sounds familiar, you're not alone!
This April Mantra Books (imprint of John Hunt Publishing Ltd) publishes Running from Tenda Gyamar by Lesley Freeman- The story of an English woman's struggles as a volunteer teacher living and working with the refugee children of Tibet in Northern India.
We live in a world where it is all doom and gloom when and we are exposed to so much materialism that we can often forget to appreciate the good times. So here are some good tips to boost your day.
I'm reminded of this years between childhood and teens, when we start to develop a strong sense of self, a sense of our own style and what we want, but then like the flick of a switch suddenly want mummy and cuddles. We know what we want and where we want to head but don't quite know what we need… sometimes we need to go backward to go forward.
A dear friend the other day said to me… “don’t disappear now”. I thought, ‘oh yes, I have been busy lately’ What she was referring to is the fact that when I go through challenging times I go inward, and to others that is sometimes seen as a negative, even scary thing.
Do you leave talking straight until it’s almost too late ? Or do you know how to keep peace by speaking your piece ? Sometimes the most awkward difficult or unpleasant thing can bring us to the most uplifting, freeing and wonder full place. Speaking out or speaking up about something that feels wrong is part of keeping a healthy internal balance, even if it can be initially a scary thing.