Tag Archive: daring life

The Happiness Hidden in Walls

My post, HSPs in a World of Beauty, talked about how sensitive people have a gift: they find and enjoy beauty easily, which can help them experience a great degree of happiness on… Continue reading

A Life of Enough.

If we indeed choose a life awake, we will embark on a journey not of our own making. It is a journey that may lead us deep into the country of kindness, loss,… Continue reading

On Christmas Haste.

  *Edit: I am excited to announce that a slightly altered version of this post was published on http://www.everyday-mindfulness.org :) December really is the ideal month to observe yourself mindfully when undergoing stress.… Continue reading

A Plea for the Right to Stillness

A place to be quiet, listen, be still, is not merely a solitary refuge from the noisy busyness of the world. It is not simply an absence of intrusion; it is in itself… Continue reading

Confessions of an HSP: The Moods of Others

A Study of Grumpiness *To my great joy, an altered version of this post was published on http://www.everyday-mindfulness.org. It is the third in a series of HSP Confessions, the first one being “Confessions… Continue reading

Don’t change.

Don’t change. Change is impossible, and even if it were possible, it is undesirable. Stay as you are. Love yourself as you are. And change, if it is at all possible, will take… Continue reading

This World is Always a New World

You cannot step in the same river twice. — Heraclitus of Ephesus I haven’t been inhabiting the virtual realm in a while. Things happened. Life unravelled with remarkable speed and pulled me into… Continue reading

Fear.

Two quotes complimenting each other. Fear keeps us focused on the past or worried about the future. If we can acknowledge our fear, we can realize that right now we are okay. Right… Continue reading

Sunny Side Up Mindfully

a post on frying eggs with love Feel the morning cold of the kitchen floor radiating through your feet, put on fluffy slippers, cherish the soft cozy. Turn on the stove, rub your… Continue reading

Your Top Ten Destructive Thought Patterns

Thoughts are so pervasive we sometimes barely know they are there. They are ever powerful, exploding in our heads and, once we decide to follow them, dragging us along on a disorienting, dizzying… Continue reading

Stillness.

Stress: My Out-Of-Body Experience

*Edit: An altered version of this article appeared on Www.Everyday-Mindfulness.Org :) Last Thursday I made a terrible yet, in retrospect, hilarious mistake: I decided it was a smart idea to check my phone… Continue reading

One Lovely Blog *Nomination*

I am super grateful to Midnight Blahs (Mulki <3) for having been nominated first for the One Lovely Blog Award. It has been a truly rewarding experience to dive into the blogging sphere just a… Continue reading

Being Hot Fudge Sundaes

We don’t want to EAT hot fudge sundaes as much as we want our lives to BE hot fudge sundaes. We want to come home to ourselves. — Geneen Roth, Women, Food and… Continue reading

HSPs in a World of Beauty

HSPs have a superpower: they can FEEL beauty. Not that others can’t. But recent discussions with friends have given me the impression that it takes a lot more for some of them to… Continue reading

An Awakened Life

People often say to me, “I’d love to practice mindfulness, but I’m so busy I can’t seem to find the time.” Most people think of mindfulness as something they must squeeze into an… Continue reading

The Soft Animal of Your Body

We meet in an airy high-ceiling room of a formerly Buddhist school; the building must have been built around 1900 and survived the war. The polish of the chestnut-colored hardwood floors reflects the… Continue reading

Daring Life as a Skinless Chameleon

“OF COURSE she is also one of those HSPs.“ Some time ago, I overheard a conversation in a cafe. From what I could gather, it was two teachers discussing a third person –… Continue reading

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