Pause for Thought

Emotional Freedom

What we try to reject, suppress or deny Only grows. In our attempt to be free From the things that pain us We only enslave ourselves more. Emotions are like water - Meant to flow freely. Any time we bloc...

Becoming

The energy of everything We're around & ingest Becomes part of us. We appear to be stable, solid But we're actually in constant movement, Undergoing perpetual change - Becoming: - Stronger (or weaker...

The Mirage In Our Minds

Fear is an illusion Created in our mind. One that plays out a story While making us feel As if some portion of ourselves (Or our lives) Is on the line. Most things we fear Will never come true. Still… ...

Relaxing Into Our Goals

Setting a goal isn't as easy As stating our desired end result Then heedlessly chugging along. Many paths have the potential To lead to the same outcome. There's no one size fits all. Part of our journey ...

Honest Feedback

Life is a continual feedback loop. To know what's working well, To know what's not… All we have to do is Take an honest & careful look At ourselves & our lives.      ...

Creating Pain

Pain, loss & hurt Are natural parts of life. Suffering, on the other hand, Is not. It's something we create With the thoughts we choose to think. We prolong it by Repeating the same disempowering sto...

Tainted Vision

Desire taints judgement. Instead of seeing what is We see what we want to see. It causes us to both Narrow our focus And expand it. Both of which lead us To lose sight of the truth - That most of our de...

Buried Alive

Upset helps little - Usually doing more harm. The danger... We can fall so deep into it We struggle (or can't) Get ourselves out. Meaning, in essence, We bury ourselves In our fears, stress, anger, hurt...

Learning By Proxy

We can learn a lot By watching others - Particularly by learning From their mistakes. No matter how different someone is How unique their circumstances or situation We're all prone to make The same unive...

Repeating Mistakes

A mistake made once Is a lesson. A mistake made repeatedly Is arrogance, delusion or stupidity. It's a blatant bad choice. A lesson unlearned. We can't continue to do the same thing And expect a differen...