Turns out a lot can said in 30 seconds! Also a lot can be said here too.
But, where to start?
I am a simple, giving soul who works well with others and also needs some amount of quiet, sometimes alone, time to rest and meditate etc.
I am convinced that the world is full of what I love to call win/win opportunities. (I love looking for them and I find them.) Ways in which through our communication we can all be winners.
I am sensitive to others needs and get great satisfaction in everyone getting what they need and want. And yes I am that includes me. I am not totally selfless. But, I am not a scorekeeper either.
Being present and grateful is my spiritual practice. I am not religious per se. But, I am spiritual. I practice my Qi Gong as a path to living my life. I practice my breathing, awareness and sitting on my cushion in Qi Gong. All so that I can try to remember to breathe and be aware outside of Qi Gong.
I am sure there is more. I will try and add more insight to who I am later. But you can always ask questions also...I am good at answering. Well, I enjoy reflection and sharing.
Thanks for reading!
I am open to finding a partner to walk this path called life with.
There is a lot I am really good at...
foot rubs, cooking soups, building fires, laughter, happiness, lightness, following a syllabus,(just wish more things came with a syllabus! like finding a partner, building a business etc LOL)
Connecting with people is of particular enjoyment.
Looking for and finding cups half full.
I am sure there is more....
Books are a little funny for me. I read more than one at a time. Often they are considered "work related." But, since I love what I do I really like to learn more about it. I love learning how to heal myself and others. So, often it is a combo of diet, food related books, Thich Nhat Hanh, The Alchemist, Pranic Healing etc. I love biographies also. Somehow Mae West's autobiography made its way to my shelf. I have no idea where it came from. It was a good read though.
When I was a kid I thought I would read every biography in the library. I gave it a good shot...then we moved and the library was larger...I kind of gave up that dream...;)
I recently read Augusteen Burroughs "How to" book fun read. Gave me reason to pause.
I enjoy TED talk quite a bit. 15 minutes is about all I have or want and I love learning new things.
I saw one recently with a woman who spoke of all she ever needed to know she learned in a mental health hospital. It was an amazingly happy tale. And since I work a few shifts in a mental health hospital it helped shed some light on what I do.
Thai food is a favorite. I pretty much eat vegetables and a small amount of protein. Preferring locally grown, organic food grown with love. Yes, I can taste and feel the difference!!
I love to cook but get bored with my same old stuff. Funny how that is. When I have a partner I have enjoyed sharing kitchen duties and spicing up the same old thing with the synergy of 2.
I love being able to call home to figure out what to stop and get and then showing up and being able to mutually nurture each other through our cooking and interactions. I am a wonderful prep cook.
Music..I seem to have a think I have gone thru a phase in the last while of girls and guitars, Catie Curtis, Sophie B Hawkins etc.
TV-dare I admit that I do have a few favorite shows I love,
Greys Anatomy, lots of stuff on History and the Biography channels. I still have not caught up on the new Arrested Development.
There is often a lot more to people than meets the eye.
I do not really have TV any more but I do indulge in a show or two most nights viewing of something on Netflix. I pick a series and make my way through it. Often, I am multitasking with some sort of research on computer etc.
I do not like violence or pain even if righteous. I enjoy happy. Not to say everything on Greys Anatomy is happy. But, it mostly circles back around to that.
I was enjoying Weeds until a few seasons in and they were traveling to Mexico and too much stress...
No horror ever. I am a sensitive soul. I like to watch people being sweet to each other.
Greens!! I eat a lot of greens and still not enough!!
Qi Gong class--I go every week.
6 things does not seem like much but "never do without" is such an extreme phrase.
So much in life is negotiable. And the term "things" negates people, animals etc...
Weighing my options.
I am not someone who indulges in mind altering substances. I would prefer you not either. Well, does dark chocolate count?
A couple of squares of that and I am guaranteed to be a wee tad wired!! LOL