Boundaries are the distance at which I can love you - and me - simultaneously.
When we hold on to the personal and emotional junk, much like the house of the man I visited, you may be stifling your ability to clean, move, organize your life. In fact, it can cut off love and joy. In short, it may not let you grow.
Thoughts on connections with others in our lives.
Tranquility has some simple conditions. Thoughts I had on a hike in the UT mountains.
The longer we carry the bottle, the heavier it gets, even though its weight does not change. The same is true for stress, worry, anger and hatred.
That one key factor is that we cannot apply rationality and logic to a completely illogical and irrational situation. In this specific case, I am referring to the actions of Russia's "leader", Vladimir Putin.
There are some who are hiking miles and miles today, out of pure necessity. They either start walking or face the violence, cruelty and unforgiving nature of war.
Most of us cannot physically live the vacation life on a daily basis. While that may be nice, we can live the vacation life every moment with the right mindset.
We can find joy in all of our life's seasons. In fact, we bring the joy.
Living life is similar to singing harmony in a choir. It requires awareness of yourself and those around you AND the realization that you only get to change your own performance.