On presence

"Unease, anxiety, tension, stress, worry – all forms of fear – are caused by too much future, and not enough presence. Guilt, regret, resentment, grievances, sadness, bitterness, and all forms of non-forgiveness are caused by too much past, and not enough presence." - Eckhart Tolle As we finish out the first month of this new … Continue reading On presence

Quotable Thursdays – Change

If there's one constant in this world, it's change.  When we're young, we tend to embrace it, hurdling ourselves from one adventure to the next - with no fear.  But as we get older, and the stakes seems to grow in magnitude, change becomes scary.  We find ourselves muttering, "but I've always done it this … Continue reading Quotable Thursdays – Change

Solid foundation

A powerful quote for you today - on building, or more accurately, rebuilding your life from one of my favorite authors: Rock bottom became the solid foundation on which I rebuilt my life. - JK Rowling I feel like that's so powerful, it deserves a second picture quote with my new Hermione action figure .(That's … Continue reading Solid foundation

Quotable Thursdays – Be so good…

Life is a bit of bitch sometimes, isn't it? I mean, you have these dreams - some are ridiculously big (like being interviewed on the Today show, preferably by Savannah Guthrie, for your breakout novel) and some are small (like getting through a Monday morning without banging your head on your desk).  And then you have life, which … Continue reading Quotable Thursdays – Be so good…