Tag Archives: empathy

To Be Loving is Beautiful

Saw this on Reddit: If you’re pretty, you’re pretty; but the only way to be beautiful is to be loving. Otherwise, it’s just “congratulations about your face.” — John Mayer (@JohnMayer) October 19, 2017

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The Downside of Empathy: Don’t Put Your S*** on Me

Some people just love to tell you you’re going to suffer as they did. It’s very common with childbirth, parenting teenagers (especially girls), and even graduating from college. These people position their experiences as universal. “You’re about to go through … Continue reading

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Motivations & Upward Spirals

The truly selfish person just wants to do what they want to do. Well… but of course, Meg! We all want what we want! How are selfless people different? Selfless people still want what they want, but they choose to put … Continue reading

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Yoga Music & Quotes

I’m nearly finished listening to the book, An Uncommon Bond by Jeff Brown. My opinion hasn’t improved, but I still enjoy his quotes on Facebook. I slightly reworded his post and read it at the end of Savasana tonight: 

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Stay Awake

What a joy to have been woken up To greater depths of human connection Every blog post, every conversation My appreciation increases with this reflection But awakening is a double-edged sword Greater joy, deeper hurt

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Uplifting Connections & Maturity Whiplash

I’m feeling deeply connected to everyone and everything lately. Sorrows of others sadden me, while their joys and successes uplift me. It can get a little tiring, but it’s also fascinating and fun. I suppose it’s a result of those … Continue reading

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When You Can’t Fix It + Choosing Happiness

I mentioned yesterday that seeing my loved ones in pain makes me want to gallop in and cut down their foes. But of course there are limitations to how I can help. Sometimes there isn’t a damn thing I can. And … Continue reading

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