17-10-2014 11:47 PM
18-10-2014 05:47 PM
We have 2 prize winners.
@kristin sent through this art work of a tree - which is a recreation of a vision she saw while practicing mindfulness. It's something she now has hanging in her home as a reminder of a need to be grounded and to practice mindfulness.
18-10-2014 06:09 PM
The next prize is for @TheArtist01 who wrote the poem below. She uses this daily in her climb to overcome mental illness. The image that accompanies the poem was created of outback Australia - where@TheArtist01 wanted to be.
Depression, is actually a cause for celebration
Embrace the sensitivity and your emotions
Learn to love yourself for who you are, and don’t beat yourself up with guilt
I have been there, too many times and that’s what we do.
Accept that a lot of the sadness
Has been brought upon you because of
Society’s conditioning and expectations
Grief, loss of loved ones, loss of many things
Including opportunities lost in the past.
Celebrate the truth that you are fragile,
Yes, and that is an absolute gift.
Creativity and beauty comes from those
Who are fragile, sensitive, loving and kind.
We are the beautiful people who make the
World go around, and this is so very true.
You may not believe it now, I do so understand.
But if you wake each morning and it may be hard
For you, to even get out of bed. Read these
Don’t ever say “I’m not worth anything”
And never stop loving yourself. Do something
Just for you. It’s not being selfish and
Neither is it being self indulgent,
Make yourself feel very special, because you so are.
18-10-2014 06:31 PM
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