Posts tagged cultivate
Cultivate Cycle Acceptance

Ever since my son’s personality began to take shape, he was of a logical mind. He prefers the language of numbers. He connects best when conceptual ideas are explained with sequence and order. His perceptions are deeply rooted in the sensory world and must be proven by experience and experimentation. Since I can recall - when my young son and I were able to communicate and hold conversation - I have explained to him that EVERYTHING happens in cycles.

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Cultivate Your Truth

Quick etymological research of the word truth reveals the, not so obvious, synonym fidelity - described as faithfulness to a person, cause, or belief, demonstrated by continuing loyalty and support. While I most commonly associate the concept of truth with that of an ethical behavior exhibited during social interaction, this alliance with fidelity holds power and weight.

There have been recent studies observing that each of us, as humans, have not one brain - but three! When considered physiologically, a brain is a massive network of condensed neurons that can learn and adapt. For each one of us, that means that we not only have the brain that sits atop our spinal cord; we also have a brain centered in our abdomen and around our heart. We have gut feelings. We are told to listen to our hearts.

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Cultivate Compassion

I was born and raised Jewish, but do not currently practice.

Later in life I found yoga and I am currently a practicing yogi.

Within one single and sad week, both of these practices were targeted by anger, hatred and fear, leading to incomprehensible suffering.

Both of these practices teach a strong adherence to compassion. To truly be compassionate to others is held in the highest regard and when that fundamental concept is challenged, that is when even more compassion is needed. We put love and understanding energies out into the world with no expectations, not because we are told to, because we know in our hearts it is the right thing to do.

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