Eugi’s Weekly Prompt: Compassion

Know Your Worth; Own Your Life

You can find all the details to the challenge here.

There’s no place for me to judge if any particular religion is better than the other. I don’t know if one is the “above all others”.

Over the years, I’ve grown to identify myself as a spiritual person. I know my intuition has never failed me. I know I’ve found great peace in a realm beyond mortal capability.

One quality that I’ve dearly cherished, is my sense of compassion. As an empath, I naturally absorb energy around me. I sense what has come in that precise moment; and, I’m able to extend what’s needed to help.


The religion I most identify with is Buddhism. My beliefs and moral compass align with their practices.

Photo Credit

This is Buddhist Avalokiteshvara Kuan Yin Buddhism Statue

Avalokiteśvara is one of the most famous bodhisattvas in Buddhism. The worship of bodhisattvas (beings of enlightenment)…

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Explaining Epilepsy to a Friend… 

Epilepsy Talk

Explaining epilepsy to a friend is no easy matter. Sometimes they may be scared. Some may be curious. Some may want to help. Some may want to flee.

But, obviously, those who care will want to understand you. For those friends, here are some brief epilepsy facts:

What is epilepsy?

It’s like a storm in the brain. Seizures happen when there is unusual electrical activity. Your brain cells are constantly sending out electrical signals that travel along nerves to the rest of the body.

These signals tell the muscles to move. During a seizure, a person’s muscles tighten and relax rapidly or stop moving completely. Seizures come on suddenly, and people who have them can’t control their muscles while they’re having a seizure.

If too many brain cells are sending signals at the same time, it causes an overload, and a person may pass out and shake all over. People…

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Trauma Journaling Prompts

Don't Lose Hope

Journal writing is a voyage to the interior.” – Christina Baldwin

Writing is an outlet which can help us process trauma. It helps us sort out feelings, and gives the pain a voice. It’s a way of bearing witness to the messiness, and chaos. It also reveals progress, and ways in which we’ve changed.

Instructions for Journaling

We are going to journal for the next 7 days. Find a quiet place where you feel comfortable, and won’t be disturbed.

Each day, take one of the listed prompts and try to write honestly and freely.

Note: Some of the prompts relate specifically to processing trauma. Others, are focused more on self-care.

Prompt 1: Write down the things you are willing to share about your trauma. Also, think about the things you don’t want to share – or talk about – right now. This might include specific facts and…

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#Weekend Music Share *Disco Favorite Disco Duck! —

Survivors Blog Here Mental Health Collaborative

I’m so glad you’ve joined me this week for another edition of Weekend Music Share.     Welcome back to Weekend Music Share; the place where everyone can share their favorite music. Feel free to use the ‘Weekend Music Share‘ banner in your post, and don’t forget to use the hashtag #WeekendMusicShare on social media so […]

#Weekend Music Share *Disco Favorite Disco Duck! —

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Always Give Thanks 🌺🌸🌼

Know Your Worth; Own Your Life

This idea of giving thanks is a lifestyle. It’s an every day gift to yourself❤️

Today, I’m thankful for my kids, my family, and my chosen family.

I’m thankful for body spray and days I can nap.

I’m thankful for emails, cell phones, and text messages.

I’m thankful for voice messages, reunions, and birthdays.

I’m thankful for Nutella, mm’s, strawberries, and sausage.

I’m thankful for generosity, friendliness, and compassion.

I’m thankful for moments when the sky is breathlessly stunning…. When babies taste ice cream for the first time, when individuals walk down the isle to accept their diploma.

There’s infinite places and individuals and reasons why I’m thankful, today.

Have an amazing day friends 🦃🍁🍽


With love and light,

Nova Namastè

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