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Gratitude Is The Real Happiness

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I don’t have to chase extraordinary moments to find happiness – it’s right in front of me if I’m paying attention and practicing gratitude. ~Brene Brown I use to think happiness was something that took years to get to–if ever. I thought I had to “achieve” happiness. I had to do something to get to get. Read more

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Healing Through Letting Go

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“These mountains you are carrying, you were only suppose to climb.” ~Najwa Zebian As someone who writes and explores my own healing I have a confession: I don’t know how any of this actually works, but I know that I am learning to open up to understanding my pain and emotions by feeling them–rather than Read more

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Letting Life Flow

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“You must let life flow naturally, for life’s secret is patience; you must stop pushing for change and allow things to unfold.” ~Leon Brown Often we live our lives waiting for the next “big” moment. We feel stuck and waiting for something to change, or not wanting something to change. We’re waiting to find the Read more

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Accepting Where You Are

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We must let go of the life we have planned, so as to accept the one that is waiting for us. ~Joseph Campbell Let me tell you the secret to healing–it’s learning the art and patience of acceptance. Accepting exactly where you, your life experiences, and how you feel in this world that is constantly Read more

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Why Our Hearts Need Silence

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Silence is a source of great strength. ~Lao Tzu I’ve been trying to find the right words to express what my heart has felt the last few months and I haven’t been able to. I have found sitting in silence I get a sense I get what I really need—knowing it’s okay to not have Read more

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Why Stillness Is Nobel

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“The mind can go in a thousand directions, but on this beautiful path, I walk in peace. With each step, the wind blows. With each step, a flower blooms.” ~ Thich Nhat Hanh It’s been a few months since I’ve written, because I am taking time to sit in silence and stillness. The words weren’t Read more

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Trauma Is Wisdom

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“Grief does not seem to me to be a choice. Whether or not you think grief has value, you will lose what matters to you. The world will break your heart. So I think we’d better look at what grief might offer us. It’s like what Rilke says about self-doubt: it is not going to Read more

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What It Really Means To Be Strong

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“It is good to love many things, for therein lies the true strength, and whosoever loves much performs much, and can accomplish much, and what is done in love is well done.” ~Vincent Van Gogh I’m coming to the end of another 3 month journey. This time coming from another country, another language, another hemisphere Read more

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Loving A Young Widow

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  “Every experience, no matter how bad it seems, holds within it a blessing of some kind. The goal is to find it.” ~Buddha Experiencing life after the loss of your spouse is a journey I never thought I would walk in my late 20’s. As I take time to reflect on my journey walking Read more

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10 Lessons I’ve Learned about Healing

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“Healing doesn’t mean the damage existed, it means the damage no longer controls our life.” ~Akshay Dubey As I continue to embark on a journey of healing, I am left with a few important lessons I have learned along the same. Sometimes the hard way, but they all lead to understand that healing is a Read more

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