I'm trying real hard today and the second truth of Buddhism is feeling particularly true..."the root of all suffering is desire"...
To negate all those reasons we come up with for self-loathing, here are some reasons to love yourself.
While I agree that humans need breaks and play, I also believe that it's easy to fall into a loop of constant gratification through escapism.
We are coming up on some holidays and it's a great time to remember that we are in a world of abundance and often feel better when we take 'just enough'.
One of the most thrilling and scary tasks that had to be done growing up on the farm was evening out the silage for the silo unloader. I tried to capture some of that in today's poem.
Let's stop being apologetic for being mammals. Let's stop blaming ourselves for physiological processes. Let's say we all get to do what we want with our own hair.
It occurred to me that I could post today before heading to wilderness. So here is a reflective poem about communication. I really think there is no such thing as too much communication (good communication that is).
Creative enthusiast, gregarious naturalist, opinionated activist, RYT 200. Amy Kay Czechowicz completed a poetry challenge for 2018 by posting an original poem daily to this blog! You can read those and more by clicking and exploring below!