Gratitude Tag

#23 Open Up Outrageously This New Year

Cleaning out my space and recharging my batteries is an annual practice for me as the New Year approaches.  I can feel deep within me that it's time to re-read two of my favorites by Tosha Silver: Outrageous Openness: Letting the Devine Take the Lead and Change Me Prayers: The Hidden Power of Spiritual Surrender. When I say "re-reading", what I really mean is tapping my...

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#21 Celebrations

Holiday lit pines replace the wilted corn stalks and brown-topped mums that once decorated our front porch. I relish the subtle move into the Christmas season that I celebrate with family and friends while hanging on to every note of Christmas music that now plays. Thanksgiving has come and gone and leaves me with warm and wonderful lasting memories of the day and years gone by....

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#19 Coming Back to Life

One way I’ve been able to put my journey to wellness into words is by calling the process Coming Back to Life.  I literally watched my body come back to life. It was a freaking miracle.  I was in bed for five months.  I lost lots of muscle mass. And I was so weak from treatments and the effects of treatments, that I had to be...

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#18 I Am Not Going Backward

As the school year begins to wrap up, I anxiously await approval for my request to move from my current position as the Library Media Specialist which I’ve held for the past nine years, to a fifth-grade classroom teaching position, which I’ve dreamed about for the last five.  I have only two more nights to wait for the final word so please keep me in...

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#16 Don’t Judge Me, I’m Working On It

[audio src="https://shiftforwellness.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/16-Dont-Judge-Me-Im-Working-On-It.mp3"][/audio] Since I began the Shift for Wellness journey back in 2013, I always felt a little awkward about defining myself; particularly as a “survivor”.   Social media profiles are always asking you to define who you are.  What am I supposed to write?  There's not enough room to list all the hats I wear, and who would care about them anyway.   I'm then left wondering...

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error: You deserve to be well. You deserve to be whole.