"There is no passion to be found in settling for a life that is less than the one that you are
capable of living." -Nelson Mandela
I have contemplated my 4th tattoo for a while now. It only took the "I'm an adult and I will prove it" heart with a flower through it permanently on my ankle when I was eighteen to teach me the lesson of patience :)
I am a visual learner. I am the sticky note on the laptop and writing on my hand person. I need to look in your eyes to fully understand and hear you. I felt like I needed the constant remi...
"If you are going towards the easy, the ego starts dying" -Osho
When I start to feel like I am sprinting through my day or my mind is spinning, I try to take a pause to ask: "What am I doing to make this moment/day difficult?" No doubt, I can rattle off a short list...I am not communicating my needs well, I am not asking for the support I need, I am taking something too personally, I don't need to scrub the floor right now- instead I can just sit for a moment."
How I want to experience my life is with effortlessness and ease. These two things are...
"It takes a lot of courage to grow up and be who you really are." -E.E. Cummings
I am not sure if it has something to do with turning 40 this year, but it has finally happened...I have stopped trying to be anything else but myself. Before we celebrate this major feat, let's talk about why the hell it took so damn long.
For me, the biggest barrier is ego. An ever present voice that chimes in on what I should be doing and how I should be acting. In addition, this charming voice likes to pipe in some assumptions about what others are probably think...