Settling In

After the coming and going is over and done with the only thing left to do is settle in! No more rushing about, no more looking for the next place to go, just staying put with where you are and where you have ended up! There is much to be said about hibernating and taking cover. It allows you to rest up for the journeys ahead, as it can help prepare you for the next batch of coming and going! I often wonder why humans don’t hibernate. Hiding away and sleeping through winter sounds very attractive!  But since we are not bears, we have to bear the winter and settle in. Here are two suggestions that we can do to help us snuggle in and get cozy with staying put. First, identify your very own special “hibernation” spot. Get comfy and nuzzle into it.  Whether it is...

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Conversations with Myself

I often have conversations with myself. It is the chit chatter that fills my brain with random thoughts, logical and linear at times, but also circular and nonsense nattering at other times. Sometimes the conversations are on hyper drive and I’d like nothing better than to be able to shut off the banter and have some peace and quiet. Conversations with myself can ensue due to a reaction to what I have seen or what others have said. They can be about ideas, facts or social interactions with others or in reaction to my processing my own thoughts or feelings.  Internal monologue can result in self-discovery through introspection.  It is through the processing of the inner dialogue that self-understanding and growth can flourish. That is the real value and nugget...

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