Wednesday, May 24, 2006
How often we neglect to enjoy and "see" and delight in what's around us because we have become JADED to beauty? How sad is that??
I know it's hard to see beauty on your own when you are depressed. . .that's why I write this blog.
Procovery means finding beauty in the ordinary. it meas doing small things for yourself and others that make amazingly large differences.
Thursday, May 18, 2006
Have you brought JOY to just one person by your listening, your sharing, or your kindness?
Have you taken time to just BE? To just experience some aspect of you that you like?
Have you enjoyed being on the earth, and found something in nature that inspires you?
Wednesday, May 17, 2006
It takes effort to break out of your standard routine.
As Kathleen Crowley puts it (p.193):
"Life -- be in it ! Get out there, find things you like to do, and you'll also find people you like to be with. "
Monday, May 15, 2006
Mrs. Wasp's Guide to Pilates: Step-by-Step / Avispilate!
Originally uploaded by CaritoJames.
Sunday, May 14, 2006
Saturday, May 13, 2006
"You are only one thought away from a good feeling" - Sheila Krystal
As Kathleen Crowley says (p.153):
"Negative emotions tend to buildon one another. So do positive ones, hence the ripple effect."
Thanks to Vaughan Nelson for the spectacular photo!
Thursday, May 11, 2006
On the other hand, each of us can take steps to ensure that today and tomorrow will be better. Write as list of things you like to do - put them on the refrigerator. Make the list longer each time you think of something you like doing. It can be as small as having a cup of hot tea with your favorite cookie.
Then do one of those things - even though you don't feel like it!
(Thanks to my friend Chrissie from flickr for the lovely image.)
Wednesday, May 10, 2006
Lots of times we don't feel like going someplace because we're down or feel dejected, anxious or worn out.
Dreaming comes first, but it means nothing without doing. By DOING, we take actual steps toward a goal, even if that goal is just feeling better.
Don't be a slave to your feeling. Use your WILL to get out and explore, and you will find thatyour feelings will improve. Make a decision to BLOSSOM.
Thanks to Benny Post for the unusual, effective photo.
Tuesday, May 09, 2006
What can you do today to get the support you need and want?
As Kathleen Crowley writes in her book "The Power of Procovery",
"Rather than feeling victimized by moods, responding to feelings as they come, it is sometimes possible to create them."
Thanks to Diego Sevilla from Spain for this lovely image!
Monday, May 08, 2006
Have a great week!