Monday Mantras

Monday Mantra 302 ~ You will be okay without knowing everything

"You will be okay without knowing everything." ~ Ella Patrice Overthinking is overrated... "You will be okay without knowing everything." It really is the truth, you know, that overthinking is overrated. Of course, as a habitual overthinker this does fall into the easier said than applied category. When I do pause for a moment and… Continue reading Monday Mantra 302 ~ You will be okay without knowing everything

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Word Nerd: Elysian

Elysian is a blissful, divine state of being. Elysian comes from classical Greek Mythology in the form of Elysium or Elysian Fields or the abode of the blessed after death. In this form, Elysian was first used around 1579. Elysian used as an adjective describing a blissful, peaceful state was first used in Shakespeare's Henry… Continue reading Word Nerd: Elysian

Monday Mantras

Monday Mantra 301 ~ I am endlessly creating myself

"I am endlessly creating myself." ~ Frantz Fanon This life is an endless adventure, a continuous creation... "I am endlessly creating myself." How utterly divine is this statement?! The full quote by Frantz Fanon reads β€œIn the World through which I travel, I am endlessly creating myself.” and it's just so beautiful. The real beauty… Continue reading Monday Mantra 301 ~ I am endlessly creating myself

Monday Mantras

Monday Mantra 300 ~ Apologize to yourself. That’s where the healing begins.

"Apologize to yourself. That's where the healing begins." ~ Ella Patrice When was the last time you apologized to yourself? "Apologize to yourself. That's where the healing begins." Apologizing when you have wronged another, whether intentionally or not, is a powerful, humbling, and healing experience. It's not always an easy act but it is always… Continue reading Monday Mantra 300 ~ Apologize to yourself. That’s where the healing begins.

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Word Nerd: Anadem

Anadem is a wreath or a garland for the head. Anadem is an archaic word first used around 1598 that derives from the Greek anadΔ“ma which is a combination of anadein (to wreath) and ana- +dein (to bind). Anadem is an incredibly rare word in these modern times, though with the popularity of flower crowns… Continue reading Word Nerd: Anadem

Monday Mantras

Monday Mantra 299 ~ To find yourself, think for yourself

"To find yourself, think for yourself." ~ Socrates Feeling lost and ungrounded from yourself? Here's some guidance... "To find yourself, think for yourself." Too often you can feel adrift, lost not only in life, but in yourself. It's an unmoored, ungrounded feeling, as though you've become a stranger to who you are. There is a… Continue reading Monday Mantra 299 ~ To find yourself, think for yourself