Embrace your life

“If there is a sin against life, it consists perhaps not so much in despairing of life, as in hoping for another life, and in eluding the implacable grandeur of this life.” — Albert Camus Have you taken ownership of your life? When we own our lives, we accept what …

Self control start with a life inventory

How can you get to your destination if you do not know where you are starting from? There are two important aspects of your life’s journey: where you are now and where you are going. Going to your destination means knowing where you are starting from. It is like preparing …

Create your mythological life story – slay the dragons and find the treasure.

If the west is the past and the east is the future, most people would be backing into the future not watching where they are going. They would have their arms outstretched embracing the past and holding on. Now you can own your past and know that you do not …

Letting go of fears may be the base for your life story

Exploring your fears through your memories may stir up your emotions. You may experience stages of denial, anger, blame and sadness. You may set up defenses to avoid the pain. But stay with it, identify with it–you are bigger than it is.   Here are a few steps to help …

Reveal your life story. Relieve the pressure cooker.

Journaling is a great way to release and let go. To get things off your chest. Our minds are our own worst enemies. The same thoughts go round and round in the same old ways. If something bothers you, write about it. Get it out so you can see it …

How to write your memoirs – First empty your head

There is great wisdom waiting for you as you listen to your own quiet inner voices. But first the thunderous, stressful, worrisome, demeaning, habitual, judgmental and reactive thoughts must be tamed. Get the feel of catching thoughts as they come to you and get them onto paper as quickly as …

How do we “own” our lives?

Perhaps we should start by explaining what we mean when we talk about owning our lives. When we own something, we possess it. Roger’s Thesaurus offers lots of synonyms for “own” and most clearly apply here: “hold, have, enjoy, have inherited, fallen heir to, have title to, have rights to, …