Category Archives: Love

#TuesdayTunes: You Can Love Yourself

It’s February and that means Valentine’s Day is just around the corner. While I think celebrating love is something we need to do more often, my problem with Valentine’s Day is its focus on defining love in relation to being in a romantic relationship. Love is universal and should be celebrated as such. We can start by remembering that we are worthy of love and this song is one of my favorite reminders of that.

Enjoy!

Peace and love,

Debra

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#MondayMeditation: Heart Chakra

I am love

In yoga, the heart is the seat of wisdom and love. Know that you are loving and you are loved. Meditate today on the mantra: I am love.

Peace and love,

Debra

Happy Cat Month

September is Happy Cat Month. Week one focuses on Happy Healthy Cats. Cats are amazingly self-sufficient creatures, but they still need a safe place to live, food and water, and proper vet care. A healthy cat is a happier cat.

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Meows and kisses,

Debra

 

 

 

National Simplicity Day

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July 12 is National Simplicity Day. There are many ways to practice simplicity, including bringing awareness to our daily actions. Practice kindness, even when it’s hard.

xo,

Debra

Compliment Your Mirror Day

July 3rd is National Compliment Your Mirror Day. Many tips for the this day involve doing something to improve your appearance or update your look. But today should be about looking beyond the surface and seeing the truly beautiful essence of the pure self. You are strong, you are unique, you are enough just as you are. Remind yourself of that today.

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Upsy Daisy Day


Upsy Daisy Day is a day to engage in a little positive thinking — a day to believe that everything that can go your way will. If you encounter some bumps along the way, know that you can deal with any setbacks. You got this!

Have a great day!

Debra

Day of Vesak

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Day of Vesak is a UN recognized holiday to commemorate the birth, enlightenment, and death of Siddhartha Gautama, more commonly known as Buddha. Buddha lived in present-day India and Nepal between the sixth and fourth century BCE. His teachings focused on messages about compassion, peace and goodwill, lessons we can all observe whether we identify as Buddhist or not.

Peace,

Debra

 

Global Love Day

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May 1st marks Global Love Day, a day established in 2004 by The Love Foundation. It is a day meant to celebrate the wisdom of universal peace and love. It’s a great day to practice unconditional love for yourself as well as others. Be aware of your inner critic. Rather than ignore what the inner critic has to say, look at what it is saying without bias. Accept the truth of your own humanity and the humanity of others around us. Reframe any “negative” thoughts in a more positive way. Practice meeting anger with love. Recognize that although we are all different, we are all part of a greater whole and our diversity makes us stronger. Live and love without fear today.

Make Your Own Holiday Day

March 26 is Make Your Own Holiday Day, a day where you get to decide what and how to celebrate, well, anything!

I’m choosing to celebrate Teddy Pendergrass Day. It’s not a day I made up myself, but one not widely celebrated. Today would have been Pendergrass’ 67 birthday. If you aren’t familiar with him, his music, or his legacy, you should give him a listen.

Get up, get down, get funky, get loose!

Debra

 

Pink Shirt Day

img_20170222_152456_512.jpgToday is Pink Shirt Day (Canada), a day to rally against bullying. Two Nova Scotia high school students, David Shepherd and Travis Price, rallied friends and fellow students to wear pink after another student was bullied for wearing a pink shirt on the first day of school.

Unfortunately, bullying seems to be more prevalent in all areas of our society. So if you see bullying, speak up and stand up.Make a #pinkshirtpromise to spread love, compassion, and other positive energy through your actions and words. We can all take inspiration from Shiridi Sai Baba, “Before you speak, ask yourself: Is it kind? Is it necessary? Is it true? Does it improve upon the silence?”.

Kindness and compassion are not naive or weak; they are what makes the world a better place.

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In peace and love,

Debra

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