Writing Metta Meditations

I learned a new term this past week that I hadn’t heard of and after looking into it a bit, I think it’s great, so I’m bringing it into today’s blog post. It’s called Metta Practice or Metta Mediation and is also known as loving-kindness meditation. Metta means “positive energy and kindness towards others” inContinue reading “Writing Metta Meditations”

Life Source- Breath

Hello, my name is Gina Marselle. It is an honor to share a prompt with you all today on Write Your Butterfly. My sincere thanks to Liza Wolff-Francis for the invite to share. I love to write, in particular, I love to write poetry. I have lots of roles in this life as wife, mom, educator, andContinue reading “Life Source- Breath”

The Pandemic body

There is an uneasy feeling in the air right now. Things are starting to open up and even if they haven’t opened up, people are going out into the world, some of them wearing masks, some of them not, some of them practicing distancing, some of them not. This sense of uneasiness is felt byContinue reading “The Pandemic body”

Escape

In times like this, it’s easy for us to want to ride off on a train somewhere, to escape. That’s normal. Who wants to be living this reality? There are some perks, but overall, probably no one. The pandemic limits our ability to see loved ones, to go do fun things, and to hang outContinue reading “Escape”

Greeting your Body

We’ve never been through a pandemic and all of us are in it together, though we know we are not all in the same situations. One person may have lost their job and be worried about paying their rent or having enough to eat. Another person might not be going through that, but may beContinue reading “Greeting your Body”

4. Improving your self-talk

Self acceptance is a habit that is greatly linked to life satisfaction. Sometimes, to get to that self acceptance, we have to practice positive self-talk. This can be in the form of you repeating to yourself that you are strong, confident, smart, interesting, etc. Example: “I am smart. I can do it.” Or- this canContinue reading “4. Improving your self-talk”

2. Self-care Guru Ground

If you are wondering about the title of this post, hopefully you won’t be surprised when I say your very own self-care guru is you. You know yourself better than anyone and you know what you will and won’t do to take care of yourself. Writing things down, using pen and paper allows us toContinue reading “2. Self-care Guru Ground”