Saturday, December 7, 2013
I love the holiday season; however, it makes me sad and anxious. I have been working through this for the last 5 years. It is improving but I am not there yet.
One of the things I do is to consciously fix my focus on things I enjoy. Not what I am supposed to like or what everyone else seems to like. I also give myself Reiki every morning and evening while reminding myself to not make false priorities for myself based on what I am preconditioned to believe is necessary for Christmas.
This particular season is what I choose to make of it and the celebration of it is up to me. I have promised myself that whatever I choose to do, I will not feel inadequate, rushed, in a panic or frustrated. I will find something to enjoy, relish and be thankful for every day.
These things have truly made a difference in how I react and respond to the time between Thanksgiving and New Year's.
It is snowy and cold out today. I bundled up and took my puppy for a walk. I thoroughly enjoyed the way the trees and ground are holding the snow. It look like a wonderland to me. My little creek is swollen and rushing down the mountain with a sound that is like music to my ears and my soul.
While brewing my favorite coffee, I began reading articles on one of my favorite subjects; I found a really good one by Pamela Miles. She is a Reiki Teacher and has a great blog. This article in particular really touched something inside me.
I want to share the link for this article. Here it is: "Breathing in Reiki" I hope it blesses your thoughts and your day as it did mine.