Archive for the ‘Healing Support’ Category

Tuesday, March 1, 2011

Every Day Is a New Day

You never know what life will bring you today. No matter what happened yesterday, or the day before, or the week before, or last year…this day, this moment is brand new. You could meet someone who will change your life. You could hear news that will calm your soul. You could discover something about yourself that will change forever the way you see the world. Try to let go of the belief that nothing will ever change or that you’re stuck in uncomfortable situations…see if you can lift your chin and open your heart. Every day is a new day.

Monday, January 10, 2011

Some Gifts Need a Little Help

YerkoWe all have gifts and many times, these gifts become even more profound when we go through life challenges. Some of us may even need a little help to let them shine. Here is a wonderfully inspiring story about a brilliant pianist and what it took to bring him to the USA and enable him to play the instrument he loves (he’s blind and mostly deaf).

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Monday, January 3, 2011

A Year of Service and Love

animal shelterWhenever we are going through any difficulty, something that can always ease and uplift our heart is the simple act of helping others, particularly those who are in dire need. If you are healing from cancer, or any other physical condition, rather than gauging 2011 on how successful you will be in healing your body, consider exploring the difference you can make, how many beings you can help, how much love you can give.

Of course you’ll want to be realistic with your resources (both time and money), but almost everyone can do something that really counts.Tijuana Orphan Child

There are an infinite number of animal rescues, children’s and seniors’ charities, environmental causes, medical support groups, and so on that would benefit from your support. What calls to your heart the most? Do what really matters to you and you’ll be blessed beyond measure.

Wednesday, December 1, 2010

How To Live with Wholeheartedness

This video is a must-see. Whether you’re on a healing journey or not, give yourself the gift of watching this 20 minute video. It’s wonderfully entertaining and could change your life.

Thursday, November 11, 2010

Let Other People Carry Their Own Burdens

Most of us don’t realize how much we are carrying for other people. We want our friends and family to feel good, and so we do Baggageeverything in our power to make their lives easier. We try to help them feel positive about themselves and encourage them to get their needs met. But if we’re trying to get healthy again, the last thing we can worry about is taking care of other people. It’s up to our loved ones to carry their own burdens and make their own lives better. And sometimes, letting others do that for themselves is the most loving thing we can do – for everyone.

Friday, November 5, 2010

Melodies of the Human Spirit

Every once in a while we meet someone who has been through extreme challenges in their lives, yet they seem to be affected in a positive way that helps them enjoy life more and bring so much light to others. Alice Herz-Sommer, a concert pianist and holocaust survivor, is one of those people.

At 106 years old, perhaps it is her passion for music that keeps her going and allows everything else it’s proper perspective. May we all be so blessed to discover what we love, and to use it as a resource for comfort, inspiration and courage.

*NOTE: The original video included with this post has been removed from YouTube. The above was added as a replacement and is part 1 of 2 segments from an interview with Alice on BBC Radio. Part 2 can be found here.

Wednesday, November 3, 2010

Letting the Light In

If we’ve just gotten a diagnosis about our health that scares us, viagra 60mg we may feel like our world has gone dark. We may be unable to see past our present situation and remember that life truly does go on. And while there’s no guarantee about what the future holds, allowing the spark of hope to enter our hearts will make us much more available for the love and grace that await.

If you find it difficult or scary to entertain hope, here are a few ideas to help:

1. Consider the Possibilities. Just because you are afraid does not mean that you’re headed on a track towards the worst Hope after cancer diagnosispossible outcome. Rather than miring yourself in negative projections, try opening up to the many possibilities that lay before you.

2. Focus on relationships. While everyone needs some alone time, isolating is a sure path down a slippery slope. Spend time with people who accept and love you the way you are. Share meals with friends and family. The more you can feel connected with others, the more naturally hopeful and positive you will become.

3. Choose to Feel. If you try to repress or ignore your emotions, they get stuck and eventually shut you down or cause you to lash out unfairly at others. If you can instead feel whatever comes up (e.g., fear, sadness, confusion, anger, jealousy) when it arises, you’ll remain much clearer to see the goodness in your life.

4. Trust Yourself. Believe in your own resourcefulness and creativity to handle whatever comes your way. This will help lift anxieties about the future and give you confidence in your ability to turn things around.

5. Make a plan. Find out all the information you need and start setting up a plan. It’s much easier to relax and feel hopeful when the most pressing or nerve-wracking decisions have already been dealt with.

6. Accept What Is. And sometimes what is, is difficult. Hope isn’t about avoiding what’s real. It’s about knowing that good is still possible, no matter what things look like at the moment.

Wednesday, October 27, 2010

Life Works from the Center

When we’re going through a challenge, cheap it can be very easy to abdicate our power. We might let others make decisions for Jeans Cream Roseus or go with the flow because it’s easier than making waves. We might go into our heads and try to make decisions based on logical thinking. But while these are all understandable tendencies, ambulance we will usually find that our life works better if we take a step back and get centered. We can meditate, prostate go to the gym, step out for a hike, or just take even five minutes alone to breathe and feel our own energy uninfluenced by others. When we regain a sense of our centers, we will be in a much better place to make the best choices for our own lives. And when we do that, things in our life seem to fall into place much more gracefully.

Thursday, October 7, 2010

Go with Your Gut

If you’re trying to make a decision, trust yourself. Take a moment. Close your eyes. How do the options feel in your body? You might notice that Intuitionyour stomach gets tight or anxious. Perhaps you feel warm and relaxed. If you’re having trouble getting a clear read, you may just need more information on the matter. Find out more details, then try again. As a practice, start asking your body to inform you of what’s best for you before you look outward and ask a friend for advice. You might be surprised at how much you actually do know, and at how reliable of an internal navigation system you already have.

Friday, August 6, 2010

Making Friends with Being Alone

When we’re healing, it’s so important to create balance in our lives, and one of the areas we must create balance in is our relationships with others and with ourselves. We need time feeling connected with people and we also need some down time where we can focus on the connection we have with ourselves.

If you find it difficult or scary to be alone, here is the sweetest video to help you ease your way into enjoying your own company: