Lately, this idea of Whole Living has been on my radar–to move through life in a more cohesive, integrated way so that all parts can exist together — and hopefully in harmony.
So for me, that means:
- The soccer mom can feel content, even if she’s not flying on the trapeze that hangs over the soccer field.
- The career woman can enjoy the week spent with the kids even if business (and $$) aren’t coming in.
- The movement artist can be okay even when work (or life) prevents yoga, exercise or any physical activity from happening.
- The soul can still find expression even when the mind and body are engaged in the mundane or daily to-dos that keep life flowing.
It also means that this blog, Tamina’s Turn, will be moving into my website alongside all of my work, or expressions.
Stay tuned for the link, and I do hope you’ll move with me to my new home.
What does Whole Living look like for you?
Whole living means all facets of our interests and qualities shine equally. It means we aren’t letting part of us hold the rest of us back from our full expression. We’re living integrated and in integrity.
You’re taking one more step to link one more part of your self to an other. Thanks for letting us see.
ViewPacific, Thank YOU for that amazing explanation. I love that you included integrity– I think when we’re fully integrated, or living whole — it’s an act of integrity in itself. Thanks again for your whole-hearted comment.
You’re welcome! I appreciate your inspiration.
I’ve heard an analogy for integrity which works for me: when you tap a crystal glass you can hear it’s sweet ring. Well, if it has any chip or crack, it will give a dull thudding sound, reflecting that it’s out of integrity. That’s how we can sound when we’re not whole.
Yayaya! So excited to see your website. Congratulations, my friend. And thank you for the wise and thoughtful post, as always. Not too well integrated right now, so your insight is even more valuable. Bon voyage! xoxo
Thank you for this. And a big YES, I’ll move with you and follow your blog on your site. 😉
ST, I find the integration comes and goes. The key is being able to bring it back, and re-find the wholeness. Sometimes it takes a couple days. Other times weeks. This is when all that practice comes into play. Thank you for your ongoing support on this exciting journey! xxoo
Thank you, Lorien. This means a lot to me. I cherish my WP friends.
Gosh, it’s all about balance, isn’t it? I wonder if it helps to have an anchor practice, something that you find 10 or 20 minutes for every day, no matter what. For me it’s meditation – so when I don’t get a chance to write, or do yoga, or I have to drive into town and back 30 times in one day to do stuff that no one seems to cares about, not even me…at least I have that 🙂
I hope I’ll still get your feed is it hosted by WordPress? I’ve so enjoyed following your posts
Sara, I think an anchor practice is very much part of the picture. It’s what helps bring us back when we’ve strayed off track. Amazing that you have found yours! Thank you for sharing your insight here.
Jenny, thank you so much for your presence here. Your comments and support mean a lot! My new site is hosted by WP so I’m hoping it will be a smooth transition. I’ll keep you posted!
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