Author Archives: Carmen Walsh

You are not broken

Remember, even when the whole moon is not visible, the moon is still whole: We simply can’t see it all at that moment. We are never less than whole. We are just finding our way out of the darkness into … Continue reading

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A new (snow) day

A year ago, shoveling my driveway would have brought a lot of grumbling and cursing: about the cold, about the neighbors (who never offered to help me), and about the snow plows (that just drove by making the end of … Continue reading

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Sunday slowdown

I used to be jealous of the people who enjoyed leisurely breakfasts and lunches on the weekends. Those people always seemed to have free time to do fun things. Meanwhile, I was always trying to keep up with what seemed … Continue reading

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Getting off the hamster wheel

I told a good friend recently that I had gotten off the hamster wheel, permanently – so this title “The ONE THING You Need to Know To Be Able To Get Off the Hamster Wheel” got my attention. The article … Continue reading

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Sick day self-care

Because even/especially when you’re sick, you gotta eat well. Salads are a super easy way to get a healthy variety of nutrients – and flavors! This salad was a baby spinach base with grape tomatoes, blueberries, sunflower seeds, and shredded … Continue reading

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The importance of being happy

Watch this video, in which Ada Pia tells the story of her “Journey to Freedom.” I have a feeling it will resonate with some of you. I know it did with me. Several months ago, I said to my parents, … Continue reading

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My word for 2019

Well here it is, my word for 2019: SAVOR. I started with “presence”— I wanted to be more present in every aspect of my life. But I wanted to convey more of an elevated feeling than simply present. After a … Continue reading

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New thought for a new year

New thought for today, the first day of 2019: I am FREE TO BE whoever I want to be. And I can love myself and feel joy just in being: Doing is not required. Inspired doing comes from being my … Continue reading

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Here’s a thought: Let’s enjoy our lives!

I have come to believe that our purpose on this planet is actually to enjoy our lives. Crazy, right? After years of pressuring myself to do more, I’m learning to be comfortable just being. I’m slowing my approach to life … Continue reading

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Book recommendation: The Rise by Danette May

Such an incredible book! 😍🙌🏻 I finally finished it just now. I had to pause halfway through; it’s an easy and enjoyable read, but it can bring up a lot of self-love work, as it is designed to do. Kudos … Continue reading

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