(even if you don’t understand why)

Our life like a breath, then, a give
and a take, a bridge, a central movement,
between singing a separate self
and learning to be selfless.

— David Whyte (from A Seeming Stillness, in Essentials)

You Don’t Need To Exactly Understand It For It To Be Serving You, For It To Teach You Something

We can design much growth in life.

We can set ourselves up for expansion by…

Finding a more sophisticated philosophy of happiness (because you’re not a kid anymore).

I came across the above gif recently…

It’s a simple statement meant to capture a basic idea.

But I’m not a particular fan of simplified statements standing on their own, so let’s unpack this…

Should love hurt?

It depends on what you mean by hurt.

This brings us to the…

Finding peace and stability by creating more space for the Wild Unknown in your day-to-day.

Whenever life sends us events we didn’t predict, our society throws its hands up and calls it “random.” Oftentimes, however, we just weren’t as smart as we thought we were. We weren’t looking at the elements we needed to be looking at or perceiving them as they should be perceived.

How to keep your sanity, remain stable, and keep doing good when others aren’t seeing the real you.

The stressed-out parent working their ass off, doing their best to create a good home, though it mostly goes unacknowledged…

The ambitious twenty-something who feels like they have something to prove about what they can do in the world…

The undervalued quiet worker bee giving everything to keep things running…

3 small actions to keep you sane when you find yourself caught between where you were and where you’re going.

I feel… uncertain. Restless.

I see something about where I want to go, but I don’t see the whole picture. I don’t have all the pieces in place yet. I’m reaching for it; I’m looking to it; I want to begin moving towards it. …

Heather Kleinschmidt

character development 🌱 movement & perspective 🤸‍♀️ the choice for adventure 🎈 allbecome.com

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