Conscious Cat Sunday

Sunday Quotes: The Present Moment

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I found this quote to be so very appropriate for our times. Whenever I find myself enveloped in fear, sadness or despair, I try to bring myself back to the present moment.

I can’t control what’s happening out there, but I can choose to embrace the present moment, and try to find some meaning in all of this. And I can do it over and over and over again.Continue Reading

Sunday Quotes: What If?

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Earlier this week, I found myself mired in an endless spiral of “what if’s.” What if I never feel safe again? What if I get sick? What if this never ends? Of course, any thought that starts with “what if” is just another form of worry, and we all know that worry is a complete waste of time and energy. That said, I think you’d have to be superhuman to not worry during these unprecedented times.Continue Reading

Sunday Quotes: Control

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Who doesn’t feel out of control these days! These are challenging times for everyone, but if you’re leaning toward being a bit of a control freak (like yours truly,) your anxiety levels can be off the charts right now.

To supplement Wayne Dyer’s wise words, I’d like to offer you two lists today: the things you can control around this COVID-19 pandemic, and the things you can’t. And I encourage you to work on letting go of what you can’t control (and I’ll offer some suggestions.)Continue Reading

Sunday Quotes: Fear

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This quote is attributed to Will Smith, the full quote reads “Fear is not real. The only place that fear can exist is in our thoughts of the future. It is a product of our imagination, causing us to fear things that do not at present and may not ever exist. That is near insanity. Do not misunderstand me, danger is very real, but fear is a choice.”Continue Reading