Tag Archives: calm

Focus on the Now

Cross-legged on the floor, she clung to composure, a chaotic wind wanting to tear her world apart, carry her away. “Focus on the present, focus on the now.” The words burst forth, words once learned, words surfacing when she needed … Continue reading

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Shadow Horizon

In the interest of clarity she wrapped her mind around a thought, her consciousness finding the light in her mind’s eye. With her next breath she found air, an inhale unheard, bringing life, held ever so gently before the exhale. … Continue reading

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Anger Undone

It burst forth, molten hot. Anger! Every hurt. Every cruelty inflicted. Each time she was abandoned. In its wake, a question. Whispering waves. What was she doing? Reliving the past was letting them hurt her forever. The tears dried. She … Continue reading

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Peaceful Resistance

Covering her ears, she knelt. Angry voices SCREAMING. Demanding! Wanting extremism, now! Even if that wasn’t her way. She found her breath. Held it. Exhaled slow. Her heart lifted, raised her to her feet, speaking in but a whisper. No, … Continue reading

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Quieting Anxiety

Her lungs were a bellows with no air. Pacing, hands darting, thoughts racing, catastrophes forming. Unable to settle, yet wanting to hide. Instead, she sought, her quiet place. Stillness. Breathing. In. Out. If chaos screamed, she let it scream, let … Continue reading

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