There was a time in my life when things were just so bad! In my mind I felt hopeless. I could not see a way out. I was stuck. I had been taught all my life, however, that we are special and that we humans are meant to overcome our difficulties in life; to learn … More The Sacred Questions and Self Awareness
The other day when I was focusing away my depression (click here for previous post) I hit upon an idea which I started immediately using. I spent moments throughout the day centering my attention inward, as is done in focusing to discover emotional layers, but instead of asking how I am feeling, I quiet myself … More Focusing For Happiness and Weight Loss
I awoke today frustrated about how I was feeling. For the past few days I have been feeling depressed and overwhelmed. I wanted to call my daughters and whine about it, but I couldn’t find my phone. I thought about going to see my therapist but remembered I have all the tools I need, I … More Focusing Away Depression
I recently made a comment in another persons website about one of the ways I deal with depression so I thought I would share it here. I have an approach called Focusing which I learned from my teacher Tom Brown Jr. (which approach I received by going out and going to Wilderness Survival classes at … More Dealing with Depression
Here is my feeble attempt at explaining what I think I know so far! This life is full of amazing opportunities for each of us. Not only is that knowledge freeing and door opening, I find it more and more easy to become distracted from the best to the better. Or, from my vision in life … More Distractions vs Vision … Happiness vs Joy
In my last post I mentioned a meditation where I was filled with light and had a question answered. Well, that was not the only question that was answered.
This is a statement that my teacher Tom Brown Jr. says during class. I didn’t understand it completely although I understood the concept. He would say that if someone got a success in an exercise we were doing for class, that shows that it’s possible to get a success, therefore it’s also possible for others … More Everyone's success is your success.
This is a statement that my teacher Tom Brown Jr. says during class. I didn’t understand it completely although I understood the concept. He would say that if someone got a success in an exercise we were doing for class, that shows that it’s possible to get a success, therefore it’s also possible for others … More Everyone’s success is your success.
Healing is all about digging deeper and deeper and looking into the shadowy corners to shed light on everything and create healing. Today I did some more digging. What I found may resonate with someone out there. I woke feeling stressed again. “Why do I feel stressed?” I wondered. “Time to focus,” I sighed. “How … More Finding Our True Heroic Selves!