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  • Recovery Diary 10/29/18

    Stick with it. It gets better. Trust me. -Note to self Everything is different moment by moment. Things peak and then crash each time I open my mouth to breathe. My lungs are unstable pipe bombs that vacillate between filling with fire or cotton, leaving me to either breathe out sparks or clouds. Waking up […]
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  • Recovery Diary 09/12/18

    It’s 8pm but it feels like 2am because I spent all of last night tapping my foot against the wall and counting the shadowy lines through the window panes. I’m in Florida, somewhere in the woods, in a cabin by a underground cave that I’ll be scuba diving tomorrow. I love it. I love the […]
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  • Recovery Diary 08/26/18

    Classical music in the early mornings is not a foreign concept. It feels repetitive; meditative. It puts me in a trance able to ease racing thoughts and any bodily discomfort. Mornings are a time of reflection to sit and think, think, and think some more. Mornings are sacred. Mornings consist of mediation, reading, writing, and […]
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  • Self-Appreciation

    Written by: Madeline McCallum, contributing writer and blogger at http://madelinesmusing.blogspot.com/?m=1 Image source “We appreciate your consistent releasing of resistance. We appreciate the continual opening of new doors, allowing your further discovery of who-you-are. We are eager about the consistent ease that is before you. We are eager about your new desires still to be launched. We […]
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  • Mindfulness vs. Resolutions

    Written by: Madeline McCallum, contributing writer and blogger at http://madelinesmusing.blogspot.com/?m=1 “You go where you look.” The repeated phrase of my ski school trainer, my driving instructor, my ballet teacher, my high school tennis coach. A lesson that at the time I filed away as just another way to improve my performance, but now realize was probably […]
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  • Intentionally Mindful

    Written by: Gracie Mayer, contributing writer Breathing, circulation, digestion. Your body completes so many actions every day without your attention, intention or mindfulness. Your body is constantly working for you, a chorus of natural processes orchestrated without you giving a single thought, command or request. There is so much in the natural world and in […]
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