tension is who you think you should be relaxation is who you are Chinese proverb Monday Mantra 179 via LaWhimsy
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Monday Mantra 179 – Tension is who you think you should be. Relaxation is who you are.

“Tension is who you think you should be. Relaxation is who you are.” ~ Chinese Proverb How often do you feel tense, anxious, uneasy within yourself? I know those are feelings that can creep up on me, causing me to hunch my shoulders up toward my ears as I curl into myself, my stomach twisting… Continue reading Monday Mantra 179 – Tension is who you think you should be. Relaxation is who you are.

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Word Nerd: Eunoia

Eunoia means beautiful thinking or a well mind. In rhetoric eunoia is the perceived or real goodwill a speaker has towards their audience. Eunoia is thought to derive from the Greek word euvoia (well mind) and as a fun fact, eunoia is the shortest word in the English language to contain all 5 of the… Continue reading Word Nerd: Eunoia

You are not a mess You are a feeling person in a messy world Glennon Doyle Melton quote Monday Mantra 178 via LaWhimsy
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Monday Mantra 178 – You are not a mess. You are a feeling person in a messy world.

“You are not a mess. You are a feeling person in a messy world.” ~ Glennon Doyle Melton It has been quite the mess of things lately, not the least of which has been my head space. There have been times when I was certain I was feeling everything all at once, good, bad, ugly,… Continue reading Monday Mantra 178 – You are not a mess. You are a feeling person in a messy world.