Meandering Thoughts

Loving Self-Compassion as Self-Care Aug 28, 2021

In the August 11th session of the Joyful Wisdom Inner Circle, our focus was self-compassion through loving-kindness.

 As we gave examples of kindness we'd recently witnessed, some keywords we mentioned included: giving, generosity of time, attentiveness, heart-warming, connection,...

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Bike Accident, Broken Pinky, Hand Surgery May 27, 2021

Crashing my bike a few weeks ago did more than shake up my body and break my pinky. It has offered me an opportunity for growth and compassion. And too, altered my schedule...

Right after the bike accident, I went to the ER where I learned that I'd broken the pinky of my right hand. Yes, my...

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Introducing the Joyful Healing Clarity Cards May 14, 2021

I created the Joyful Healing 4-Deck Collection as an easy-to-use effective tool that promotes clarity, fosters, communication, and increases empowerment.

This beautiful, compact card kit is comprised of four individual decks: 
  • Body Awareness
  • Feelings
  • Needs and Desires
  • ...
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Reflecting on 2009 Ice Storm Feb 26, 2021

(Originally posted 15 February 2009.)

Lasting impressions: the green glow and my body’s disconcerted response from the transformer boxes popping…feeling simultaneously magical and catastrophic qualities…to quote my husband, “The cold makes me want to ‘migrate or...

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Offering gratitude to 2020 Dec 31, 2020

Time to reflect and offer my gratitude to 2020. I have lived through it, that's a big win. I offer my sweet prayers of transition for those who passed on, with deep empathy and condolence for those that carry a weighted emptiness missing these loved ones.

2020 has turned us inside out, vulnerable,...

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