2021 – Step 2: Don’t Look Back

Credit: Smithsonian Magazine It doesn’t interest me what you do for a living. I want to know what you ache for and if you dare to dream of meeting your heart’s longing. It doesn’t interest me how old you are. I want to know if you will risk looking like a foolfor love for your dream for … Continue reading 2021 – Step 2: Don’t Look Back

Step 194: Sunday Blessings – The Middle Way

Raison d'être - (noun) - reason or justification for being or existence." Deconstructing the "Status Quo" takes time - patience - perseverance. It creates conflict (which is usually based on unrealistic expectations fueled by desire). Respect and Reverence.  Know thy limits.  What part of "NO do you NOT understand?"  Banishing shame - guilt - fear.  … Continue reading Step 194: Sunday Blessings – The Middle Way

Step 120: Time Stands Still

Cognitive Dissonance - Mental discomfort (psychological stress) experienced when trying to hold two or more contradictory beliefs, ideas or values.  This discomfort is triggered by a situation in which a person’s belief clashes with new evidence perceived by the person. When confronted with facts that contradict beliefs, ideals, and values, people will try to find … Continue reading Step 120: Time Stands Still