Category Archives: Persistence

Spring renewal wishes…for increasing senses of resilience, revitalization, regrowth and well being

~ ~   ~   ~     ~ Several years ago, during a very personally challenging time, I found these Well Being and Resilience points on the Mayo Clinic website. I thought that the points might be helpful so … Continue reading

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But…but…but…I don’t really know what to do in these emergency times….

~ ~     ~   ~ ~ ~ ~     ~   ~ ~ ~ ~ ~   ~ ~   Part of Nurturing Thursdays, hosted at Becca Givens’ blog On Dragonfly Wings with Buttercup Tea     … Continue reading

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Flying on the wings of….. kindness, appreciation, compassion and persistence

~ A  wish… that we may fly on the wings of….. kindness, appreciation, compassion and persistence ~ ~  Expanding upon this wish… with words from Brother David Steindl-Rast, from his beautiful and inspiring video “A Good Day” ~ “So these … Continue reading

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One step at a time….balanced, steady, calm…patience, persistence and perseverance…

~ ~ some helpful encouragement  I received from a friend… one day at a time…. one step at a time… one moment at a time…. remaining balanced, steady and calm ~ One step at a time… coming back again and … Continue reading

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Nurturing courage: “It’s good to stand on my own 2 feet…”

~ nurturing  “courage” figuring out unfamiliar situations, going  new places, taking chances on trying new activities ~ ~ And for my pockets? “pocket cards” “Pocket Perspectives” encouragement….reassurance….nurturing independence ~ More images and  related ideas: to be independent, I might need … Continue reading

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“Well….certainly I can do this ONE little thing…..” …encouraging and motivating oneself…

~ Ah…. getting myself going…an ongoing challenge, at times! The past few weeks, I’ve been taking care of  household “fix-its”… lots of “unfamiliar” tasks or confusing “choices,” feeling more than a bit of confusion… and having a  tendency to just … Continue reading

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Flying on the wings of….. kindness, appreciation, compassion and persistence

~ A  wish… that we may fly on the wings of kindness, appreciation, compassion and persistence ~ ~  Expanding upon this wish… with words from Brother David Steindl-Rast, from the beautiful and inspiring video “A Good Day” ~ “So these … Continue reading

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