When I woke from surgery for breast cancer there was a painting of a dragonfly on the ceiling above my bed. One ritual I developed to help myself prepare for surgery was to walk on the beach daily.
Waiting for surgery or another serious treatment is a scary time, especially when the outcome is uncertain.
It can feel very out of control. It can also be the perfect time to begin some new habits of self-care. This article is about how to make the best of the waiting time and to regain some of your sense of control.
I think we all have the capacity to know what is best for us and to listen to our own inner wisdom. I call this listening to our own inner wisdom “heart listening.”
Many of us are out of practice. We spend a lot of our time overriding our hearts and letting our minds lead. We push our bodies beyond the point of exhaustion because this is what we think we should do.
Hello, it’s your soul calling. I’ve arranged a special event for you. This event will remind you to check in with me, to nourish me to see how I am doing.