Self Care Is A Revolutionary Act


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July 31, 2018

I wasn't always so quick to admit this, but I’m notoriously bad with directions. My friends joke, “if you don’t want to get there, ask Barbara.” Once on a driving trip to Atlanta I looked up to find myself far past the mark…in Savannah. In my defense, it was pretty dar...

July 13, 2018

Begin with a journal exercise

With pen and paper close by take some quiet time to let a past resentment or hurt fully bloom in your consciousness. Notice how you feel – is your body tense, has your breathing become more rapid? Now pay attention to what you are telling y...

July 9, 2018

Often, we say yes when we want to say no just to avoid the experience of discomfort. When we respond in ways that fail to honor our own boundaries we usually delay, rather than completely avoid, discomfort. It is inevitable and your relief will only be temporary. The c...

July 7, 2018

Anxiety is the “check engine light” on our psychophysiological dashboard.

It should be fairly obvious that when we’re not taking care of ourselves—when we’re not sleeping, eating, or moving our bodies adequately—this creates imbalances that contribute to anxiety. 


July 6, 2018

“The problem is not that there are problems. The problem is expecting otherwise and thinking that having problems is a problem.”  Theodore Isaac Rubin

Difficulties and disappointments are a normal part of life. When we are experiencing difficulties, it does not mea...

July 2, 2018

Listen on Insight Timer

Disappointment is a normal part of every person's life...including mine. When I am facing a problem I can take care of myself by remembering that I am not being punished. Even good people have bad times sometimes. I take a deep breath and remind...

July 1, 2018

Sometimes we use pain as a shield or as an excuse not to live up to our potential. Stuck here we are so busy dealing with pain we have no emotional energy left to fuel our dreams or nurture our highest vision of ourselves. Part of healing what hurts involves forgiving...

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