Archive for September 2014

Calming Your Head Chatter

Does head chatter control your day? Does it gloss you over the present moment going through the motions of your daily to-do’s, tasks and projects? Does your head chatter strip you away from an intimate conversation blocking you of any kind of deeper connection?

It does for me. In fact, sometimes it can be so bad, so far off course, that the head chatter creates stress and anxiety within me.

In reality, all of this (head chatter) stems from an imaginative place. The head chatter is what we create, or imagine, around the source, to be true, that causes the pain.

We take ourselves down unnecessary rabbit hole after rabbit hole.

Lean Into It

Do you ever catch yourself thinking about the interests you abandoned or the ones you want to pursue, the projects you wish you could work on, the things in your community you wish would change or the art you’ve been putting on the back burner because life is just too busy?

Family, job, household, school, community; those hats you wear that eat at your days, weeks and months. But yet, you lie in bed thinking about those things you wish you would be doing and making time for.

Just Listen

Taking care of yourself first impacts those around you.

Not only how you present yourself to others evolves, but what and how you be becomes contagious. It influences the environment in which you live.

When you wake up each morning committed to doing the things that make you a better version of yourself than you were the day before, slowly it begins to be recognized; especially with those you are closest with.

Though, it’s not about being recognized, it’s about being your honest, authentic and best version of yourself; your truth.

Flex Your Mindfulness Muscle

You can’t control what comes up in your head.

In turn, we end up judging ourselves, harshly, which ultimately transcends into how we act.

All of this stemming from a mysterious fictional void. We take something that’s not real and allow it to make decisions on our behalf; decisions on how we act, how we present ourselves and who we become.

Again, we can’t control what comes up in our head. What we can control is how we handle it.