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Being Safe
September 05, 2016

The first requirement for us all is to feel safe. As I see it, safety and security are the essential foundations upon which satisfying and worthwhile lives may be built. It is a necessary though by no means a sufficient condition. I don’t think that there will be many who would disagree.

But what does safety mean to you? Where would you go to be safe or are there many places? And what does that mean for you? Is it a physical space or is it about who might be there to share this with you? And is it just one person or a few or many? And how many might be many? Or are you safest on your own?

by Sophia Yasmeen

    This summer I have been spending a lot of time in nature, just sitting outside on the green by the pond. Sometimes I’ll get bitten by mosquitoes; or a couple of bees will decide to make it their mission to chase me for the day or a bird will poop on me. As I sit and feel the gentle stroke of wind and watch the day fading....the diffuse light intensifies the saturated green-yellow of new leaves. I feel energized, light and carefree; something tells me… the best is yet to come.

Sophia is a beautiful writer and I am happily sharing her work in my Feelbetter Newsletter.

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