Relaxation

“Letting go gives us freedom, and freedom is the only condition for happiness. If, in our hearts, we still cling to anything—anger, anxiety, or possessions—we cannot be free.” ~Thich Nhat Hanh Back in 2001, I was a freshman in college, and my saving grace from anxiety was a yoga class. More specifically, it was the
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“The sage perspective accepts every outcome and circumstance as an opportunity.” ~Shirzad Chamine No doubt you’re familiar with paranoia. In the modern world, it’s hard not to be. And as Joseph Heller wrote, just because you’re paranoid, it doesn’t mean they’re not after you. But there is another way to look at the world. What if
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“Don’t let the sadness of your past and the fear of your future ruin the happiness of your present.” ~Unknown Back in the day when I was a stay-at-home mom, “mindfulness” wasn’t even a word in my vocabulary. The only mindfulness I was aware of was my own mind-fullness just trying to navigate a busy,
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“To create more positive results in your life, replace ‘if only’ with ‘next time.” ~Celestine Chua I’m twenty-nine-and-a-half and I’ve finally committed to pursuing my dreams of becoming a singer/musician/songwriter, actress, and screenwriter. But most importantly, I finally feel allowed to live the life I want to live. I’ve struggled with anxiety and depression on
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“Forgive yourself for not knowing better at the time. Forgive yourself for giving away your power. Forgive yourself for past behaviors. Forgive yourself for the survival patterns and traits you picked up while enduring trauma. Forgive yourself for being who you needed to be.” ~Audrey Kitching “I can’t do this.” “Why do I look so
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“We can complain because rose bushes have thorns, or rejoice because thorns have roses.” ~Alphonse Karr “You should have told them. You should have told them you like it. They need to know people are happy there.” “I know I should have. But I didn’t want to seem insensitive or make anyone feel bad.” We
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