I may hang this in my kitchen. This concept has come up a lot in my life lately. We’re expected to be instant experts on everything in this world. But it takes time and practice to become an expert in anything. And even then, are you really an expert? There is so much power in … Continue reading I’m still learning that
Something happened in my son’s life last week. I was angry. I was ready to go full mama bear. It wasn’t fair. I wanted to fix it. I wanted to do something. When I feel this energy come up inside of me, I know I need to do some deep breathing and come back to … Continue reading How not to be a fixer
I sat down to write this with a plan. I wanted to write about power. Power is the theme I always come back to when I’m reflecting on what I’ve learned over the last 7 years. In every moment, we are creating our lives. We are the creators, the powerful creators, of our life on … Continue reading Power
I typically say to myself- what would 30 year old Pam thought if she read this? In this case, I would have thought - so much pressure! AND - I AM making good choices! I think I would tell her this. “This isn’t meant to pressure you. This is about your opportunity to create a … Continue reading Creation
A friend helped me see something yesterday. I thought I had let go of striving for perfection in my life but I haven’t. It’s still there. It just looks different than it used to. ❤️ #onward
I have a lot of thoughts that come to me in the shower and this was one of them. Then I flipped it this way —> I am doing the best I can. If I disappoint you in some way, I can’t control that. I can only control myself. You had expectations of me that … Continue reading Hard truth
First I learned that there was me, and then there were my thoughts- two separate things. Then I got to know my thoughts. Then I learned a lot of my thoughts weren’t true. Then I learned to think new thoughts that made me feel peace and freedom. Simple and hard at all the same time.
I know someone with anxiety will read this and think to themselves this isn’t possible. I know that because that’s what I would’ve thought. But just as you don’t go from never having run, to running a 5k overnight- I didn’t go from paralyzing anxiety to making myself think good thoughts right away. It takes … Continue reading Imagination
As a kid, my family never veered from their Christmas traditions. I was feeling bad because since I’ve had my own kids, we’ve done something different every year. Today we decided last minute to go skiing and then have a quiet night home. But I got to thinking about this. Skiing on Christmas Eve is … Continue reading Merry Christmas!