No time for nature? Do you have more responsibilities on your to-do list than you can accomplish? Is your stress level too high to stop and smell the roses?
There may be times when we’ve experienced stress for so long, that it’s become “normal.” Like the proverbial lobster in a pot, when we first we enter life’s waters, they may be cool. As the burner of life beneath us lights, warmth (stress) rises and is relayed to the water in the pot. As its temperature slowly rises, so does our stress.
No matter how much we have and know, part of us may also be searching for something more. Although we may deeply appreciate all that we currently have and know, it’s also part of our inborn desire to want to create, manifest, be, do and have more.
Today’s poem, perspective and question are poised to inspire us to be fully present as we make choices from the heart.
To be free from stress and anxiety without medication, a shift is needed in the way we perceive ourself. By shifting our perception from what we do (doing) to who we are (being), we access, experience and express the power of life, freeing ourself from fear.
Today we’re talking about heroes, villains, victims … and self-care as the way to peace within us and the world.
Self-care and rebellion are intimately linked. If we’ve ever promised ourself the moon, healthier habits or happier choices, only to be tripped up by our inner rebel and fell into a physical, mental or emotional ditch, this article is for us.
Emotional sabotage refers to thoughts, actions, and relationships that sabotage the inclusion and healthy expression of our full range of our emotions. If we have relationships where our true emotions are not welcome, if we don’t accept all our emotions, or if we try to stuff, drown, or escape our emotions with unhealthy habits, this article is for us.
If we’d like to heal, we need to feel. Unfortunately, many of us are out of touch with what we feel emotionally and physically—thereby holding our healing at bay.
Though the concept of self-care may sound good, it may be easier said than done. In today’s article, we’ll discuss the main reason we avoid self-care, and how to shift our self-perception to allow us to give and receive self-care.