Who is with me?! Goodbye 2020!
Y’all know, I work to live and work from a grateful mindset. And there has been much in 2020 for which I am sincerely grateful. I’ve learned things, challenged myself, and I’ve laughed. I’ve got dear family and connectedness to treasured friends near and…
Recently, friends have reached out with affirmations that my openness about my experience with depression, anxiety, and PTSD has helped them. Being open about my situation is one thing. The truth is, my journey from illness to health is truly a day-by-day and often breath-by-breath practice.
How and when do you look in the mirror? When you look in the mirror, what do you see? What is on your mind and in your heart?
Recently, I have enjoyed reviewing several affirmations that encourage me to look in the mirror and hold specific thoughts or intentions.
There’s a week for everything these days. Today I was glad to be reminded about “Random Acts of Kindness Week.”
I am grateful for random acts of kindness received. And I am grateful when my feelings prompt me to give random acts of kindness.
As part of our Art of…
“I would maintain that thanks are the highest form of thought; and that gratitude is happiness doubled by wonder.”
Gilbert Keith Chesterton — Calm
The practice of gratitude can be very personal and self-reflective. My thankful thoughts definitely help me feel gratitude. I can express my gratefulness with my actions…
Hindsight is perfect, right?
The photo below popped up on social media with a post that I now know was foreshadowing of a couple of very difficult years that would follow. The mental health crisis that ultimately “took me out” was slow in progressing to the point of being disabling.
Written & complied by: R. Darin Hollingsworth
Fireworks. Family reunions. BBQ! Swimming pools! All of these are great childhood memories of Independence Day — The 4th of July Holiday.