A World that Works for Everyone

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The coronavirus lockdown gives us all an unprecedented opportunity to sit with ourselves and deeply listen to our inner truths. After we process the stages of grief and accept the inevitable change to our lives and lifestyles, we can confront our core desires, choose differently, and re-intend our life trajectory.

In all honesty, we now face at least one (possibly many) of the following circumstances that we hope to release forever.

  • A job that is ill-suited or mis-aligns with our integrity.
  • A living situation that upsets our balance and wellbeing.
  • Dishonest or shallow relationships.
  • Overwhelming debt for things we no longer see as assets.
  • Commitments to activities that are unreasonable, meaningless and generate resentment.
  • (Add your discomfort to this list.)

Never mind “flattening the curve”; we’ve all had to flatten our lives! Yet, there’s great possibility in starting over from scratch: we can create anything. This is a blessed time of going within, and asking ourselves these vital questions.

  1. Who am I, really?
  2. Who do I choose to be? What kind of person, with what kind of personality traits and values?
  3. How do I want to express myself in this world, here and now, in this lifetime? How do I want to be known and for what gifts and actions?
  4. What are my priorities, what self-chosen ideals do I commit to live by now, and how does that look in my daily life?
  5. Where does my love flow?

As these questions slowly unfold in a sacred revelation from the inner self to the outer self, honour the process. Allow as much time as you need to transition through this rebirthing. Be gentle with yourself.

Give yourself the time to truly listen and hear your heart, your soul, your body and your environment.

When we all pay full attention to our truest nature; when we are all in total, sincere alignment with our own integrity; when we deeply honour our talents and value ourselves; and when we utterly surrender to what we discover within, that is when our world shows up to reflect us.

If we all do this now, we have the best chance to create a world that works for everyone.

A World that Works for Everyone © April 18, 2020 | Annie Zalezsak

Life is Easy as Oats

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Life is getting easier. As I grow up, there are common themes running through my life. There are repetitive dots scattered across the matrix of my life. This year, I began to draw the lines connecting those dots.

One major aspect of this has been the trial and error of diets. Eating habits that worked and discovering ones that, despite thinking they were healthy, did not. Going from Quaker instant oatmeal to steel cut oats was apparently a step in the right direction. Then, learning from a nutritionist that steel cut oats ‘scratch’ the gut, had me backtracking to rolled oats.

Best stay away from oats altogether. Stop eating grains, avoid starches. No meat, no dairy. What’s left?

Green drinks.