It’s important to find a balance with self-care. Sometimes, forms of self-care can become toxic if you let them take over. You can turn something as simple as caring for yourself into something you depend on, and that can do more harm than good.
Archives for January 2021
…he wrote down on a whiteboard his love for us both: his “brothers.” From the lips of a dying man, I wondered… did we deserve this honour?
How we choose to confront our crush or our bully requires creativity. How we choose to dress ourselves for an interview versus a barbecue requires creativity. How we tell a story versus how we write one requires creativity.
Creativity is about self-expression and problem-solving.
I love analogies. This particular morning, I realized I had stumbled upon one that was a little more personal than most.
The point of healing is to strip away the idea that we cannot express ourselves fully. We can do this through creating. Art is the tool that helps us to do just that — express and release. It shines a light on the parts of ourselves that we dim, hide away and suppress.
Travel is far more than a luxury to be reserved for retirement. Adventuring isn’t just something to dream of as you play the lottery. Travel is an essential gift for the mind, body, and spirit.
“In 49 BC Julius Caesar led the 13th Legion across a small river in northern Italy. This seemingly insignificant event heralded the end of a several hundred year old democracy…”