Wouldn't it be great if they taught the color wheel in school: inner ring in kinder-garden, middle ring in middle school and outer ring in high school. If we could all name our feelings, it would be so much easier to understand our emotions and respond rather than react - feel rather than suppress.
Click to see the video of a baby fawn we rescued!. She stayed overnight with us and we took her to a sanctuary in the morning!
I want to remind myself often that I am human, that I make mistakes - and that's okay. This list will continue to grow as I add things I want to keep handy for review.
It's important to be vulnerable
to live in my truth
to show up as I am
and own my story.
When hurt, its easy to use the vulnerability of people I love against them.
If I behave out of line, admit it quickly and emphatically.
To experience joy I need to practice:
tolerance and more
Remember to ask only for what I need and offer what I can.
Is my stuff a scab or a scar? If it's a scab - I need to work on it to allow it to heal. Don't let the scabs pile up.
Self Care involves
doing a joyful thing just for the hell of it!
Have I been taking time daily for self care?
Mindfulness is active attention to the present,
observing thoughts and feelings without judgement. Am I living in the moment?
When someone triggers me emotionally, ride the wave!
What am I feeling? Come back to the present!
What's the story I'm telling yourself?