Perfectionism can interfere with us growing into the person we’re meant to be and offering our unique gifts to the world.
I’ve always considered myself grateful, but then I realized there’s an aspect to gratitude that I’ve been getting all wrong.
It’s easy to get caught up in good intentions to help improve the world, but Merton cautions us that we must be careful not to lose our inner peace in the process.
Like crows, our minds pick up a lot of shiny things over the course of a lifetime. And this includes beliefs about ourselves that are very hard to let go.
Change can happen at radically different speeds, but it always leaves us vulnerable.
When incorporating rest/relaxation into our lives, it’s also important to consider the way we handle the transitions.
We require a balance between activity and rest. We even need rest from the activities we love, and bring us joy. I explore six different categories of rest and identify how each is uniquely different.
Frank Bruni’s “sandwich board theory of life” helps me realize the futility of viewing life as a contest.
Here’s a new technique I’ve been experimenting with that is helping me develop self-compassion.
Three life lessons that emerged from reflecting on a labyrinth walk.