We Need a Different Teacher

I'm all for promoting good mental and physical health, but it appears our current standards are at odds for both. So yes, it might be safer for people to pursue a more realistic ideal that doesn't take us as far away from who we truly are or what our body naturally wants to do, but if we leave the decision in someone else's hands, we will forever be surrendering our own power.

“Nevertheless she persisted”

Even on days when you struggle to see why, Remember that something has carried you this far, And you continue to show up, Despite the unknowns. Even when persistence looks a lot like giving up, Hope remains, To open the curtains and let the sunlight in. Sometimes the obstacles seem insurmountable, Yet you face another [...]

Commitment

You ask me To commit to something I can't even imagine. To strive for something that seems beyond my grasp. A leap of faith you ask, Blind trust, As if trust alone weren't hard enough already. How do you commit to the unknown? Like surrendering yourself to the mercy of the ocean's tides? Fighting every [...]

Desiderata

GO PLACIDLY amid the noise and the haste, and remember what peace there may be in silence. As far as possible, without surrender, be on good terms with all persons. Speak your truth quietly and clearly; and listen to others, even to the dull and the ignorant; they too have their story. Avoid loud and aggressive [...]