I saw this picture of a brain recently (source of image unknown) and it fascinates me. Did you know, our brains are incredible organisms - yes, organisms, not organs - with the most wonderful capacity for renewal and change? Our conscious brain can direct our nonconscious brain (which is the powerful engine driving us to … Continue reading Brain Magic
"Think the right thing." 💛 Do we realise how powerful our thoughts are, how we influence much in our lives by how we think? One of my methods for dealing with diabolical situations, is to find points of humour and I easily laugh with myself. When we laugh, tension is released and we feel so … Continue reading Think The Right Thing
Have you ever wondered ... What Would Jesus Do? This is the revised version of a post published at The Holly Tree Tales on 30 April 2015. * In my quietest moments, and sometimes even in the midst of a current or a raging storm, I wonder to myself “What would Jesus do?” Over … Continue reading What Would Jesus Do ~ Revised
In a slightly stronger than usual tone ... "No guilt, no shame, no condemnation", a phrase I often hear in a life coaching forum, most certainly brings calm. If we're not where we need to be nor even desperately want to be, we must NOT carry blame. Our thinking cannot change everything in a flash. … Continue reading No guilt. No shame. No condemnation.
This piece was written on Monday 21 December 2015. I share it here, as a mindfulness offering in the lead-up to Chistmas. It will be my fifty sixth birthday on Tuesday next week, 11 December, and two weeks after that will be the day that we celebrate another's birth, after whom the festivity and 'holiday … Continue reading A Moment Before Christmas ~ Revisited
Almost two years ago, I posted this on The Holly Tree Tales and it seems fitting, on this first day of December, to rehearse it. Here is the revised version. * While we whinge about aspects of our First World lives, so opulent in so many ways, babies are starving, people are aching for … Continue reading Test It All Against The Truth Of Love ~ Revised