Tag: health

What We Resist, Persists.

If we’re feeling an emotion, but not allowing ourselves to express it, that energy will only build in our body over time. We can try to suppress it, analyze it, or busy ourselves in order to distract from it, but until we actually face… Continue Reading “What We Resist, Persists.”

The Poetry of Presence

Symptoms are justThe Body’s protestFrom living a LifeThey’re not meant to live.From playing a partThey’re not meant to play.We have two ears to listen,And yet it is not those we can hear it with.For it is in the space between soundWhere our Body’s are… Continue Reading “The Poetry of Presence”

A Call to Men

In me, are all of the other men who have come before me. All those who have sacrificed their lives in the name of safety, of protection, of providing, of Love. Looking back through recent history, men have been sent to work on the… Continue Reading “A Call to Men”

The relationship between nature & the body (pt 2)

Why is it that when most of us need a vacation, we want to go somewhere closer to nature? Why do we even feel we need to “get away” from how we’re living at all? Whether we consciously realize it or not, I would… Continue Reading “The relationship between nature & the body (pt 2)”

The relationship between nature & the body

Much like in nature, when we slow down and observe an environment long enough, we begin to notice the subtle nuances that we never saw or experienced before. By visiting the same place day after day, we start to become a part of it,… Continue Reading “The relationship between nature & the body”

The need for emotional self-responsibility

I feel like one of the most important things I’ve done for myself is learning how to objectively (and compassionately) observe my emotions. Often, when something outside of ourselves triggers us into a feeling, whether it’s anger, jealousy, fear, or any other uncomfortable emotion,… Continue Reading “The need for emotional self-responsibility”

The Weight of the world isn’t yours to carry

If you’re feeling overwhelmed by what’s happening right now, I don’t believe there’s a more important time than now to take a step back from the noise and chaos of the external world. To turn off the news, to avoid getting caught up in… Continue Reading “The Weight of the world isn’t yours to carry”

Love & Fear.

If you only focus on fear, that’s what you’ll expand. You’ll saturate your environment with it.You’ll infiltrate your friends and families with it. It will all consume you. And is that the kind of world you want to live in?One ruled by fear? So… Continue Reading “Love & Fear.”

Perspective is Everything.

What if we allowed our minds to remain open to different perspectives? Or at least entertained the idea that our perspective isn’t the only right one? What would happen? Our perspective is simply the way that we choose to see life. We base this… Continue Reading “Perspective is Everything.”

We Fear Nature Because We Fear Ourselves.

I believe that our modern society has a complicated relationship with nature, especially when it comes to our health. When we get sick, we blame nature for it, pointing fingers at invisible enemies outside of ourselves that are trying to kill us. But through… Continue Reading “We Fear Nature Because We Fear Ourselves.”