Reflections

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  1. k'Care-Reena

    What has sustained me during times of hopelessness:
    Praying
    Journaling/ this website
    Painting/sketching/drawing
    PBS Kids shows
    70’s music & Calming music
    NATURE
    Walking/stretching

    Who has sustained me during times of hopelessness:
    Myself
    Our Creator
    Mother Nature
    My father
    My sister
    Animals
    My Mentor- Matt L
    My therapist
    Brene Brown
    Dr.Amen
    Tara Brach
    My friend Thomas & Joce
    Pets (of all kinds)

    1 year ago
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    Shruti

    Youtube videos of Dr vivek bindra,kiran bedi,bk shivani and novels like The Secret and Tuesdays with Morrie. Internships,mom,bhai,dad,entertaining shows and PS.

    1 year ago
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    Mike

    Jesus Christ. But I often didn’t see this in the moment.

    1 year ago
  4. Malag

    Helpless rather than hopeless for me. I am struggling to remember a time when I had no hope. But helpless in the face of life’s many sharp turns, yes. In that space I can to some extent leave it to the great unknown. I have also found strength in a belief that some change will act on me and that change will be a growth. Sometimes help from others can be helpful, professional or otherwise.

    1 year ago
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    Greta Gaul-Wood

    Monty Python and Star Trek.
    The awe-inspiring landscape of my home,
    Talking to my dearest two friends. Reminding myself of what the arts and literature mean to me, and reminding myself of what I have accomplished so far in relation to my ill health.
    A cup of English breakfast tea with dessert, reminding me that the little, pleasurable, most trivial things are pearls in time.

    1 year ago
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    SE

    The will that I know I need to carry on in order to see my dreams through even if it is hard for me to make it through each day
    I owe the person who worked hard to make those dreams come alive the opportunity to work on them

    1 year ago
  7. TofuLove

    Honestly, all the positive things I’ve heard people say over the years, even if it wasn’t meant for me … like hearing people say encouraging things gets stored in my brain and seems to resurface in difficult times.

    1 year ago
  8. Nelson

    My partner. He’s my rock, my biggest cheerleader, my confidante. And also our dogs Cody and Calvin shown in my profile pic. 🙂

    1 year ago
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    Penelope

    My Dog Pecan

    1 year ago
  10. Don Jones

    I can’t recall ever feeling hopeless when turning inward – only my outward perception on a few occasions. So, I have come to learn that if I do not like what I see outwardly, turning inward is the answer. It might seem a bit like a solitary solution, because in one sense it is, but paradoxically at the same time it is being at one with all creation. The words are clumsy and inadequate, but they might give you some idea. I find myself dwelling more and more in internal dimensions as I go about my day-to-day being.

    1 year ago
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    Fat Toad95202

    The zabuton and zafu.

    1 year ago
  12. EJP

    My faith.

    1 year ago
  13. Antoinette

    My family, friends, and the community has helped me when I have felt hopeless.
    My spiritual practice has also played a huge role in letting go of negative minds.

    1 year ago
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    db82258

    unadulterated love

    1 year ago
  15. pkr

    My belief in a higher power. Praying, meditating, talking to my “guides”. Practicing gratefulness. Making myself move, walking, yoga.
    Affirmations. Getting out in nature. Trusting that this too shall pass.
    🙏🙏🙏

    1 year ago
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