We can make our days brighter by illuminating the contact with others. What does that mean? Making a warm comment to the staff checking us out in the grocery or pharmacy line. Sending a wave to the masked stranger we … Continue reading →
When we feel good, we are open and happy. Some might say, “Well, we have got to be careful in this world. We have to be alert to people who are up to no good.” Being vigilant and cautious does not feel good and that is neither an open nor loving state. Instead, we can trust the flow. Continue reading →
October 13, 2020
by Janet Pearlman Comments Off on Creating the World We Want to Inhabit Part I
When we experience what we do not want, we get much clearer about what we DO want. If we are afraid, we can easily put out words and behaviors that are not mindful of the effect on others. We can easily spread fear and promote folks becoming more isolated from one another. Do we want a world with more fear? NO! Continue reading →
October 9, 2020
by Janet Pearlman Comments Off on Thoughts Key to Healing
We can put focus on our thoughts when we find ourselves with a bodily condition we do not want. Let’s look carefully here at what we can do with our inner attention to assist ourselves. (and yes, we use tangible treatments too. ) What does an empowered response look like when faced with uncomfortable disharmony of the body?
Isn’t it great that with being focused at home some of us have more time to become aware of ourselves and to accept ourselves with more openness, less judgment?
We notice, “O, Look I am doing that again. Is that putting forth the atmosphere of the world I want to live in? Uh, not really, I want to shift.” Some may realize that we are more tense and less balanced than we prefer, with the world changing, more time alone than we have had in our lives, less contact with friends. Continue reading →
When we experience what we do not want, we get much clearer about what we DO want. If we are afraid, we can easily put out words and behaviors that are not mindful of the effect on others. We can easily spread fear and promote folks becoming more isolated from one another. Let’s use unwanted to move ourselves forward more constructively. Let’s find our own balance and from there put out calm, kindness and good will. Below one story that inspired greater mindfulness. Continue reading →
Many of us in this culture put a lot of effort into what we do. We want to get it correctly, push for success and get the gold star. But often, we get to pushing too hard and life does not flow well for us. Let’s review an example of how we can be easy and receive the help we need. Please review this account of Larry and Marge. Continue reading →
We can boost our spirits knowing than our good has momentum. When we attend to living in the flow of life, to feeling good and noticing Good around us, more Good comes to us and in unexpected ways. As we practice catching ourselves in habits of thought, we get help. Isn’t this a benefit for which it is worth reaching!
How do you activate compassion for yourself? How do you find it and allow it to flow more and more? Where to begin? This author will offer periodic posts on self-compassion providing guidance with true stories featuring a growing soul who acts more deeply in compassion for self. Today, read on: two examples follow.