If your regrets dance card is filling, no worries.
Yes, August is quickly slipping into September, and New Years is just 144 days away. Perhaps you’re feeling the pinches of what you haven’t done or what you thought you’d do or be where you wanted to be…YET.
How do you put down your regrets dance card?
How do you free up more creative space in your heart and soul to skip lightly?
How do you breathe into an already full and busy life?
My prescription: Add more rituals to your life. e you crazy?
Here are 11 reasons why you might want to noodle my prescription of adding and embracing more rituals to ensure NO REGRETS LIVING!
1. Happy Comfort
“Rituals easily add structured, symbolic comfort to explore more within, safely and peacefully.”– Lore Raymond
2. Basic Need Met
“…a basic instinct (is met), as real and as raw as our need for food, shelter, and love…” -Donna Henes
3. More than Meets the Eye
“Adding Ritual is a recognition that we are body-spirits and that “being spiritual” is not simply a matter of having spiritual minds.” -Creighton.edu
4. Creates Community
“Traditions, stories, and legacies are passed down from generation to generation through the simplest and most complex of rituals happily uniting a community as small as a couple, a family, or the world of One.” –Lore Raymond
5. Practices the Presence
“Through the practice of ritual, we are privileged to experience ourselves as prepared, present, passionate, principled and potent.” -Donna Henes
6. Stress Busters
“Taking advantage of “times” in my day that are natural rituals, and letting them be open to religious meaning, goes a long way to helping me be a contemplative in the midst of my busy life.” –Creighton.edu
7. Sensory Fun
“Rituals can engage all the senses through prayer, meditation, toning, Tibetan bowl playing, chanting, and writing to ground the day (or event) in mindful love.” –Lore Raymond
8. Psychic Support
“We have everything we need to mold our meaningful moments into our own psychic support system.” –Donna Henes
9. Connects the Dots
“…by helping to draw a straight line from the past to the present to the future, they might do just as good of a job helping us feel a sense of comfort and control over our lives.” – Hal E. Hershfield Ph.D.
10. Creative Opportunity
“Each of us will find creative ways to add rituals to our everyday lives that can allow us to be contemplatives in action.” -Creighton.edu
11. Power Generating
“Part of the power of ritual derives from the fact that, in addition to relating to something significant, it is significant in itself.” -Serge Kahili King
Which reasons made sense to you? Let me know in the comments along with any rituals you’re now practicing.
P.S. Want to schedule your NO REGRETS LIVING! Explore More Session with me? Looking forward to our connecting time!
P.S.S. Please join me and my 37 other sister co-authors as we launch our book, Inspiration for a Woman’s Soul: Opening to Gratitude & Grace, on Tuesday, August 16.
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See you soon!