There’s nothing wrong with being sad, it’s not a bad thing – I learned how good it feels to have a good cry – it’s such a release! I try to have a really good cry at least once a month – to get all of that crap out.  I keep a shelf of go-to movies – tearjerkers – & give myself a good cleansing. Out with the old & in with the new.

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This is one way meditation helps. And even as I say this now, I giggle inside, that these words are actually coming out of my mouth – knowing that a year ago I would try “this meditation thing” for a whole 3 minutes – a whole 180 seconds – then get up and walk away in frustration n say fuck this crap it doesn’t work !
Glad I’m passed that. What the meditation will do for you – among many other things – is get you to that place where you are the Observer. You are not the sadness, but you are the Observer – observing the sadness. Not judging those feelings, letting them come in and letting them flow out. Meditation will help you quiet your mind.

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Before Meditation, you will find yourself spending too much time in your head trying to figure things out and you won’t have balance – spend more time in your Heart and Soul – being quiet, asking the questions you want answers to and sitting silently without expectations, without judgements – the answer will come. I used to call that my “being all over the place and nowhere simultaneously mode.” I knew I had to meditate and it would help but I couldn’t quiet my mind long enough to get into it .. thank God I kept trying because I can’t even begin to describe what it has done and does for me 🙂


Remember – every second you have a choice. If you don’t like that choice that you just made, it’s okay, because oh look, here’s another now – if you screw up again it’s okay, here’s another now ..

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Life is just a series of Nows strung together. It’s important to get to the mindset that it will pass – it always passes – and that is life! Things can’t be good all the time – how would we learn ? Can you imagine how bored we’d get – how much we’d complain! You’ve gotta have your Surfboard by your side at all times – waxed and ready to go. Know that this is a roller coaster – there’s going to be ups n highs .. n downs n lows …


Look at those lows as having a purpose for your growth, your evolution, your life lessons. Then when they come along you can take them a little less seriously; maybe even crack a smile – because you’ll realize you’re in a partnership with the Universe – a team – & it wants to work with you – not against you.

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