If I want to be seen, I need to see myself.
If I want to be heard, I need to hear myself.
If I want to feel connected, I need to connect with myself.
Do you see yourself? Hear yourself? Connect with your self?
[This is part of my series of compelling questions for personal reflection. ]
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The wet cold bites my bones. I draw my deep red shawl tightly across my shoulders.
October to January is Makahiki season according to Hawai’in culture. A time when there was a taboo on warfare and people participated in religious and sports festivities.
Imagine saying “no” to warfare! If it could be done for an entire season, why not an entire year? Is this a legacy that could be brought to life once again?
Can we all begin to make this the season of our own peace by refraining from harm in our own interactions?
The Seasons Go Round and Round
Writing this monthly review is like watching the seasons of my life pass by.
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I’m delighted to have a guest post today at the Deva Coaching blog as part of Sandi Amorin’s fabulous month-long series on self-care.
Here’s a taste of my article:
“There’s nothing good or bad, but thinking makes it so.” – Shakespeare in Hamlet
The ultimate way to care for your self is to make friends with you own mind.
Why? Because the mind is the creator of happiness and the creator of suffering; the creator of goodness and the creator of harm. How you experience your world – your internal world and the external one – all depends on how you perceive.
Who’s the Boss?
Simply said, there are three avenues through which we create happiness or suffering for ourselves and others: the body, the speech, and the mind. But which one is the boss?
I’ll let you in on the secret right away. It’s the mind that’s running the show.
You might say, “Hey, wait a minute. I suffer because my body hurts. Isn’t it the body that’s the culprit?”
Please continue reading at the Deva Coaching blog. I would love to hear your thoughts in the comments there. Did I get it right? Is this really the ultimate in self-care? I would really appreciate it if you shared a link to the post there too. With love and gratitude, Sandra