We have been on an emotional roller coaster for several months. How are you holding up? Are you able to maintain sanity, at least most of the time? This is a real test of our practice. Can we maintain balance during all the pandemic upheavals? How can we stay centered with all the news of doom and gloom? When challenges are tough, the tough get going. Toughness is healthy self-confidence fueled by compassion, concern for others. Less me, me, me, narrow focus. Broadening our focus to include others by thinking about them often, opening our heart to them, to be ready to reach out (virtually) when the opportunity arises. This way we maintain our sanity and balance.
During this pandemic
During this pandemic that is destroying so many peoples’ lives, it is very important to take good care of ourselves. In order to practice compassion for others, we must first put our own house in […]
Return home to the present moment
We have been beating ourselves up with anxiety and fear during this pandemic. It is time to center. It is time to balance. It is time to return home. Return home to the present moment. […]
The silver lining of adverse conditions
Taking good care of ourself is a continuous process. It is crucial, especially during the Covid-19 pandemic. Old habits of self-criticism and self-doubt creep in like water flowing downhill. We are physically isolated. It feels […]