Hello Hello! Grace here.
3 days into January already! Mum is busy on Hochanda most of today! Don’t forget to go join her 🙂 There’s some BEAUTIFUL new goodies over there.
Here are the (uk) times Sunday: 2-4pm, then 6-7pm and 8-9pm.
Monday bright and early at 8-9am, 12-1pm and 4-5pm. And don’t forget, Mum will still be doing a little SHAC-Shac LIVE on Facebook at 10am Monday, as always.
Busy busy! The New Year has started with a bang!
Have you made any New Year’s resolutions? Can I tell you a little secret?
I don’t need to put unnecessary pressure on myself in the current climate. How about you? I’m all for goals and resolutions. I make them every year. Every few months in fact. But this year I feel quite calm coming in to the new year without them. Because we have no real control over most things.
I’m going to try to cook more. Exercise more. Go to sleep earlier. Meditate more. Try to leave the house a little more, for walks and fresh air. etc etc etc.
BUT I’m absolutely not going to berate myself for not achieving a list of resolutions that mean very little in the big picture. Maybe that’s it. Okay it’s official… My New Year’s resolution is ‘Don’t berate yourself for not doing any of these things you feel you should be doing’. Wordy. Hahah!
2020 was unprecedented. But it’s 2021 now… and we’re still very much IN this. So, I’m going to travel gently. What about you? I’m sure you’ve heard that phrase now mentioned on my Mum’s blog and the SHAC SHAC. They say it at the end of my old meditation sessions and I’ve always liked it. Travel gently. Be gentle to yourself basically. My usual intense list of New Year’s Resolutions being created in the current situation seems the opposite of gentle to me. Instead of cook more, clean more, exercise more etc etc… how about:
- Be kinder to yourself
- Don’t set yourself unrealistic expectations
- If you do, be prepared to let them go
- Practice breathing every day (should be easy…)
- Try to be more present
Now… THOSE I can work with. What about you?
Aren’t they stunning? Each in their own unique way! Receiving any of these cards would be absolute treat. What a talented community to be a part of!
Enjoy the rest of your Sunday! Make sure to tune into Hochanda 🙂
Lotsa love, Grace xo
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