Hello again! A year ago I decided to take a little time off from writing and then somehow a year went by. I feel like I don’t know where the year has gone, but I think we can all agree that this has been a year that seemed to go on forever. And, wow! In … More My love-hate relationship with time…
“Who cares when someone’s time runs out? If a moment is all we are We’re quicker, quicker Who cares if one more light goes out? Well I do” Linkin Park “Depression is living a frozen life. Stuck inside of our darkest moments. Unable to move. Excruciating dark attention.” For the rest of the article, “If … More Depression is Living a Frozen Life
For anything to truly to be finished, it takes compassion. We can go through our tasks, our ‘to do’ list without thinking much or without connecting with ourselves. The ‘to do’s are important, but they can easily become disconnected because we are so easily disconnected. I try to manage my time, but more often my … More Your “To Do” List May Never Be Completed… But It Doesn’t Have to Be.
What might have been and what has been Point to one end, which is always present. Footfalls echo in the memory Down the passage which we did not take Towards the door we never opened. T. S. Eliot, “Burn Norton” Does slowing down make you feel anxious? You are not alone. Read the article, “If … More The Courage to Notice Your Self
The moment I saw myself, I would not trade that for anything ___ “Think about New Year’s resolutions. Anecdotally it’s safe to say that a significant majority of those desired behavioral shifts fall by the wayside fairly quickly. The gyms are full in January; February, not so much. One missing ingredient is self-observation. For illustrative … More If You Slow Down for a Moment, What Are You Afraid to See?
You are beyond time. Who you are is both the person you are right now and who you will be/come. ___ Can you feel time moving? It’s a strange question. Usually we keep time or we watch it pass… but feel it? Time is little more than a measurement, a way to track how many … More Recovery is Waking Up and Learning to Be… Awake
Guest post by Rick Fortier. Previously published by R. Fortier. ◊♦◊ Welcome to the reality show, “This, Is Your Recovery!” There will be drama, a roller coaster of emotions, and almost certainly a cliffhanger for the next episode. It will never be boring. There is no other show like it. If you’re thinking about playing, … More The Reality Show of Recovery
Some things just aren’t worth your time? ___ Each day means a new 24 hours. Each day means everything is possible again. You live in the moment, you die in the moment. You take it all one day at a time. “Day” from Marie Lu’s novel, “Legend.” ◊♦◊ Today. Today is new. Today is THE … More How to Have the Time of Your Life in Recovery
Life will give you wrinkles, they are nothing but signs of your resiliency ___ Last year, we bought a new set of dishes. New, shiny white dishes that gleamed. But soon, the scratches came. At first, a few lines appeared like veins over your heart. Then they seemed to pour out. Within a year, our plates … More How to Open Up to Life After a Trauma
You can own a lot of things, but you can’t buy more time. ___ Time is precious, too precious to waste by being in a hurry. You can accomplish a lot more if you slow down. Time is precious, too precious to waste by being in a hurry. You can accomplish a lot more if … More You Have Today