Generosity is a virtue. It is in the upper echelon of human qualities and luckily, it is quality we all possess. Sharing can manifest in all sorts of ways. We can be generous with our time, our love, our money and even our attention.
Sometimes we encounter obstacles when it comes to being generous. We may feel the need to protect what we have or that we don’t have enough to spare. We may doubt that our offering is worthy of sharing. We may feel depleted, with nothing at all to give.
This is when it is important to check in with our beliefs and also, with how we treat ourselves. I can get in a generous mood for all kinds of reasons, but the single common denominator is this: when I feel good I want to share that goodness.
Taking care of your self is a generous act. If you are kind and loving to yourself, it assures that you step into the world and a kind and loving manner. Read more
I love writing in my journal. It is such a magnificent way to process your feelings and it is ALWAYS enlightening to see what comes out of my pen. I recommend journaling to my clients and friends all the time. Writing is not for everyone, I get that. There are many ways to work through emotion and discover surprising things about your self. It is only important that you find what works for you.
But if you are interested, or even curious about journal writing, taking a workshop is a just plain great! You never have to stare timidly at a blank page, instead you are given a starting point each day. You find yourself carving out time for writing because you have committed to it for the duration of the workshop. You get to write alone and for yourself and yet you can also connect with other journalers in a warm and supportive online environment!
In fact, I am hosting a workshop starting right here on this site Monday, May 5th:
Expressions: A 21 Day Creative Journaling Workshop
I hope that you will join us, you would be welcomed with open arms of course! But even more than that, I hope you recognize the value of taking time to get to know more about YOU! Any way you can find to do that is time and energy well spent!