Tag: Inspiration

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.”

A Return to Stillness in a Busy World

As I’ve learned how to settle my own nervous system, the modern world has started to feel even louder, faster and increasingly disconnected. It feels lost, yet in a hurry to get somewhere; a destination without having any direction or purpose of where it’s… Continue Reading “A Return to Stillness in a Busy World”

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”

Strength in Surrender

There is strength in surrendering to Life by allowing it to just unfold as it will. To letting go of our need to control and the expectations of how we think it “should” be. Strength in surrendering to what you’re actually feeling and allowing… Continue Reading “Strength in Surrender”

The Story of the Elephant

I was reminded today of a story I read a while ago about a child that was brought to the zoo, where he saw an elephant tied to a stake. He asks the animal trainer, “why doesn’t the elephant just use its size to… Continue Reading “The Story of the Elephant”

Rising Higher

Yesterday on my lunch break, I found myself lost in thought (as I tend to do) while lying in the grass under a tree. I was starting to get stuck in a loop circling around ideas and potential futures of where the world is… Continue Reading “Rising Higher”

All We Need Is a Spark

Even the smallest spark can lead to the brightest flame. All it takes is an idea, a flash of inspiration, a glimpse of potential to lead us in a better direction in Life, because if we can’t even see or envision a new way… Continue Reading “All We Need Is a Spark”

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”