In 2010 I wrote a blog post that struck a chord with many readers. The Four Rooms of Wellness, was inspired by the beautiful work of the late author, Rumer Godden.
Everyone is a House with Four Rooms,
A Physical, a Mental, an Emotional and a Spiritual.
Most of us tend to live in one room most of the time,
But unless we go into every room, every day,
Even if only to keep it aired,
We are not Complete.
Nearly every day The Intentional Workplace search engine results show that some version of this enduring metaphor has been searched. I believe that author Rumer Godden’s aphorism speaks to some inner knowing and truth about the ways we can derive the most meaning for our lives.
The turning of another year can be a perfect time to dive a little deeper into our multiple selves. A time to retrieve our personae and sit, quietly and without judgment – with our true self.
The Mental Room
“The ancestor of every action is a thought.” Ralph Waldo Emerson
The power of thought is one of the most creative forces in the Universe. Some would say – the most powerful. We don’t usually ...