Tempering the Storm Within

The pain and stress and anger and sadness and loneliness and frustration and fear and cravings and irritations that we will experience today … they are made up. We can let them go as easily as they arise. They are unnecessary, if we realize that we’ve created them for no good reason.

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Instead, see the beauty in every moment. In every person’s so human actions. In our own frailties and failures.

 – Leo Babauta

Coffee Break

Next time you take a coffee break and mull over all of those New Year’s resolutions, be sure to give yourself a break.  It is easy to make grand plans.  Do not be hard on yourself for not starting off the year as the new ideal you.  It may take you a bit to get into a new rhythm, whether it is to follow your new, perfect daily sleep schedule or that healthier diet and exercise plan.  A coffee break is a wonderful opportunity to enjoy your own company not just the company of others.

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