Author and Life Coach A.J. Mahari is a casual type of person. At play with her dogs, in her yard, in the spring sun lends itself to connection, nature, nurture, her beloved dogs, mindfulness, radical acceptance, lovingkindness, surrender, and a peaceful break from a busy schedule. A.J. would like to remind you to have an attitude of gratitude and to be mindful to the moment. Gifts are everywhere when we are open to them.
There is place inside each one of us where one is who one is – fully. It is the sum total of the joy that can be found in being a defined and unique individual.
There is, as most of us well know, this predominant and predictable culturally-sanctioned prejudice against those of us who are fat. Please do not be offended if you are, like I am, fat, by my use of the word fat. I just have a problem with being referred to as overweight because no one can [...]
Freedom like a stone gives way to the power of one when you know who you are. I revel in what many would define as freedom like a stone. I revel in the alone time, the solitude, and the untethered reality of much of my life. Is there a weight to freedom? Yes, when measured against the mindset of the masses, yes absolutely. The weight is not so heavy in my acceptance of self, however. Do you accept yourself? Are you okay with you? Being okay with who each one of us authentically is and being connected to God or whatever universal force you believe in is the surrender necessary to know balanced emotional freedom.