1. Believing that I will be okay, regardless of what happens. It seems so obvious, but it's really brought me peace to BELIEVE it. And that's not to say everything will be all smiles and laughs, or that I'll come out of everything unscathed, but it has been good for me to acknowledge that all sorts of things will happen--kind of like how athletes visualize all sorts of things happening during a big event, and planning on ways to dealing on with them, which reduces stress and increases confidence. And believing that I'm strong enough of a person to deal, which is hard because I'm outspoken and upfront about some things, but very
2. Meditating on the Seven Universal Truths.
-You are exactly where you are supposed to be
-Fear and pain are life’s greatest teachers
-Laughter and play are the keys to the fountain of youth
-Exercise and rest are the keys to vibrant health
-Touch and intimacy are basic human needs
-Everything is impermanent
-Everything is connected
I saw these on Oh She Glows awhile ago and they really stuck with me. I try to read them once a day to remind myself of these things. Everything has its place and its purpose... It also helped me to get my butt to the gym even though I was stressed! :P
3. "When you really trust someone, you have to be okay with not understanding some things." I found this quote when I was searching for quotes on trust. It's from a now discontinued blog called Real Live Preacher. I struggle with trust. Sometimes I trust too much and sometimes I trust too little. But this quote gets at the WHY I struggle. And letting go of the need to understand everything wa
Anyone else feeling introspective this week? Do I make any sense? haha.