There are no absolutes in nutrition. 🖐️⠀
The debate over what’s considered healthy is ongoing, and with new study findings come new fads, new diets, and new rules. 🙉🙉⠀
Contrasting this with what tastes good creates a tug-of-war between desire and responsibility. What results is a relationship with food that’s laden with confusion and mistrust.
A person who thinks all the time has nothing to think about except thoughts. So he loses touch with reality, and lives in a world of illusions.
(Audiobook: Alan Watts Teaches Meditation by Alan Watts)
Tuesday has been interesting. I slept in. Grumpy. Argumentative. Very. Dressed quickly to work with gardener . Morning rituals out. Didn’t do gratitude. Didn’t meditate due to time restrictions. HELLO! And then. The morning went fabulously. Spent it outdoors on a beautiful sunny autumn day. Chatted meaningfully about life and loss. Did a favour. Received an enormous favour in return. My music machine had broken and was fixed for free. Better to me than a birthday gift! So. The moral of the story is, be relaxed about a change in routine. It may well bring good fortune. I expressed my gratitude to my kind visitors and I meditated outside by a tree. And I’m off to meditate more formally now via my Insight Timer app. All is good. Thank you Tuesday!
Last night was the final session of the group I’ve been facilitating for the past six weeks. As I shared with the women last night, I had to work hard to balance the flow of sadness and gratitude, while trying to remain fully present in the moment to soak up every last bit of our togetherness.
What a beautiful journey it was. 🌻. Each woman brought their unique presence and intentions to the group, and it just wouldn’t have been the same without any one of them.
As I acknowledged at the outset of the journey would probably be the case, some women brought more of a quiet presence (historically, moi, in a group!), and others, landed more on the external processing side of things, courageously sharing their truths with us.
Several of the women with the quieter presence chatted with me afterwards or followed up with a heartfelt message about how truly meaningful their experience was. It was so neat to read the evaluation forms, next to the registration forms and see the takeaways that each woman got out of their participation in the group—again, all had differing initial intentions but in the end, alluded to taking away very similar benefits.
My passion for leading groups grows stronger with each one I lead. There is no denying that this is (at least a part of) my purpose here on Earth.
Thank you to you brave and wonderful women, for choosing me to embark upon this journey with you. It’s been a true honour and I will be forever grateful.🙏🏼. If you feel intrigued about what healing in a safe space, with a group of women feels like—through practicing mindfulness, meditation, yoga, breathwork, and connected conversation—all to cultivate greater presence, awareness, and healing in our daily lives, then please stay tuned for my next group offering—beginning Monday, November 18th. Details to follow! ✨
You can’t have it all, Pam.
That’s a statement none of us want to admit, but we all need to hear. Here’s the facts. It is near impossible to
Conquer your to do list
Be there for everyone
Still have time to fill your own cup
It’s time we get CRYSTAL CLEAR on our priorities & what is most critical we spend our precious moments participating in.
Without prioritization, we live in consistently reactionary state. We act out of IMPULSE instead of of INTENTION.
Are you clear on your goals+purpose