Word for the Day – Gratitude

Pat sent us this lovely contribution for today: A practice of gratitude is not about dismissing sadness, anger, fear, or confusion. Rather, it offers us the opportunity to see that we often experience multiple feelings at once; to welcome joy into the same places where we hold grief; to turn our attention to what isContinue reading “Word for the Day – Gratitude”

19. Feel the Feelings

Sometimes the hardest thing to do is nothing at all. Refrain.  “Stay calm, do nothing, feeling the feelings, see what happens.” (Adapted quote from Camille’s dad) When unpleasant feelings come our way, we are driven to move away from those feelings by whatever means necessary. We are programmed that way; to our primitive brains it makesContinue reading “19. Feel the Feelings”