During this past winter and spring, I found myself in a strange and uncomfortable place. My long time exercise routine went flying out the window. Foods I loved where just meh. Things I typically enjoyed felt like a chore. I had strange body aches and a respiratory bug that wouldn't seem to leave.

I'm delighted to report I'm on the other side of all that discomfort and feel like my normal self again. My mantra "this too shall pass" was a godsend. I know I'm wired to experience melancholy for no obvious reason. I'm grateful I was able to be in my experience without trying to change it or create a story about where I found myself. And because of that, I did not slip into a deep depression. 

My experience showed me the beauty of surrendering. Sometimes things are just shitty for no reason. I gave myself permission to retreat and create strong boundaries about employing behaviors of impeccable self care. In addition, I gave myself permission to say no over and over again without feeling bad about it. 

Can you relate? If so, what can you do for yourself to make the experience acceptable?


Quote

...grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change; courage to change the things I can; and wisdom to know the difference...
 

Feng Shui Tips

During times of emotional, physical or mental stress, our bedrooms must provide the proper rest and rejuvenation for health and well-being. Here are some quick tips for healthy chi in the bedroom: To Sleep, Perchance to Dream.

Inner Feng Shui Tips

Address "leaks" from your personal energy field. A simple technique is to image yourself bringing back chi that is attached to something outside yourself. For example, when you are worrying or living vicariously through someone else, you have attached part of yourself to another person, place or thing. In addition, image yourself removing any chi that is attached to you coming from an outside source. This is likely to occur when someone expects you to meet their demands. Doreen Virtue has some good suggestions about disconnecting those attachments called Cord Cutting.



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I’m down-to-earth and meet people where they are. I identify blocks in physical, emotional and mental spaces. I get how much our physical environments impact our lives. My passion is to get people in touch with that.

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