6 posts tagged expression

Giving Space to Your Creations

There is immense value in leaving, and then returning to, your creations. With a little bit of space, your expressions feel all the less personal. They no longer feels so fully created by 'YOU.' Giving space to them leaves you feeling less like they're 'YOURS' and more like they are a living breathing thing on their own. Like a child, you can only do what you can to birth them into the world and to nurture them, yet once they're here, they are their own creation to grow. Try to recall ...

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We Don’t Know What We Are

Our true nature, who we inherently are, is expressed in all that we do. Yet most of us live without an awareness of this truth, and the practice of expressing who we naturally are becomes difficult to realize. Instead, we find our selves striving, pushing, giving up; actions driven by our confusion over who we naturally are. When we express our true nature, we are human beings — we are what we are. When we do not express our nature, we don't know what we are. We are confused. ...

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See How You’ve Grown

It needs to be good. No. It needs to be great. If it isn't, it's not worth anything. My sentiment is, of course, not true. Despite how I may feel, the worth of it, of anything, lies not in its goodness (or lack thereof) but in what is being expressed and shared through it. After all, "goodness" and "greatness" aren't real measures of anything. You may feel it's good, while I may feel it's not. Who's right? We both are. So who really cares what's good? Why let your fear of not being ...

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Emotional Self-Abandonment

We, as humans, have a tendency to use our mind to negate our emotions. We use our mind as a tool to abandon how we feel. I know, personally, I often use my mind to abandon my negative feelings, especially when they are directed at someone I love. In these moments, I'd rather pretend the feelings aren't there... than explore why they are. The result of doing this, of locking up my sensitives in my logical mind, is that I disown my feelings and my emotional needs. For some of us, we ...

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Our Words Are Our Resource

What if our words were thought of as a resource to be conserved and used wisely? What if we saw the misuse of our words as a waste of precious resources, similar to the misuse of our oceans or another limited resource? What if we saved our words? Saved them from carelessness, from thoughtless expressions, saved them from being used to harm people and the planet? What if we learned to respect all our resources? Not just the one's from the earth and that other posses, but the one's ...

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