I could not end the month of January without talking about diet! But let's think about our diet in a different way. Dr. Alane Daugherty in From Mindfulness to Heartfulness asks the question, “What is your energy diet?” She explains that everything we expose ourselves to either takes us away from or adds to our … Continue reading Energy Diet
One of my colleagues in my Doctoral Program described one of the motivation factors in addiction recovery groups. He said that there is a common feeling of, “I only have this one day, so I can do this!” He said that a connected idea is that as they look around the group and … Continue reading For this day, I can!
Mudita is a new word that I discovered in my readings this fall. Mudita means unselfish or sympathetic joy. We experience mudita as parents when we see our child succeed and we feel happy and excited for them. Children teach us about Mudita when they give a gift they have made. Children wait, watch and … Continue reading Unselfish Joy
"Abundance is not something we acquire. It is something we tune into." Wayne Dyer My word for 2019 is ABUNDANCE. I like the definition of abundance that says, “overflowing fullness.” The psalmist writes, “You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies. You anoint my head with oil; my cup overflows. Surely … Continue reading Living Abundantly in the land of Scarcity