Contentment right now? Here is to peace in the as-it-is-ness of today.
I want contentment in the now – not in the future version of everything. I critique life for all the ways it could improve (I critique myself and the people in my life – eek – I’m sorry people in my life) and I need my critical eye to see all the ways life already shines.
Do We Know How to Relax? Do You Want Relaxation or Perfection?
Deep breaths, vacations, time in nature, stepping away from routine, and meeting up with long-lost friends should help us reduce stress. We should walk back into ‘regular’ life feeling a little lighter.
Are we ever really reducing stress and anxiety (and lowing our blood pressure)?
My husband finds the glitter and reminds me of the upcoming election
Introducing A "guest blog" Disclaimer: if you are not from Canada (and maybe even Alberta, Canada) some of what follows may be as lost on you as it is on me (despite living in Alberta). There is a reason I never talk sports or politics (and it isn't only a lack...
Does age need to limit us? We need to believe we are enough.
I tell my son to dream big dreams and that anything is possible. He tells me he may pursue a career in basketball instead of hockey if he can find enough time to practice. I tell him that the magical thing about life is that you don’t have to decide yet or...
Unequipped for this?
I never ‘planned’ to have a daughter with a disability. I don't even know how to label or not label her. Having a child with a disability does not mean I am all of a sudden equipped with the knowledge I need to advocate properly or understand her. I am not sure...
The Way Of Love ~ Not Always A Warm Fuzzy Feeling ~
The way I have had to love Macey has taught me so much about love. In the days of hospital stays, procedures, tests, and walking through trauma (as a family) I had to love in ways I didn’t think I had the strength for. Macey needed me to show up despite exhaustion or...