Nurture YourSELF Positively with Solitude

The best thinking has been done in solitude. The worst has been done in turmoil.~Thomas A. Edison

I have a confession to make. Its rather an admittance…. I’m the type of person who loves alone time. Don’t get me wrong – deeply meaningful relationships with other human beings are a necessary and important part of my everyday life. However, I adore, crave, and carve out vast amounts of time alone.

For me, it turns out, solitude is a positive state, necessary to remain sane and healthy. Not everyone needs hours of time alone, but everyone needs his or her own personal balance between engagement with the world and engagement with self.

Why Solitude? Continue reading “Nurture YourSELF Positively with Solitude”

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Simple ways to Nurture your Spirituality

“We are not human beings having a spiritual experience. We are spiritual beings having a human experience.” ~Teilhard de Chardin

We human beings tend to think of ourselves as being either healthy or sick. We act as if there are only these two options. In fact, spiritual wellness is not limited to these two opposite extremes.

Wellness is more of a spectrum. There is optimum health on the one side and poor health on the other. But most of us live, moving back and forth, somewhere along the spectrum–feeling healthier at times, and not so well at other times. Continue reading “Simple ways to Nurture your Spirituality”