Tag Archive for personal awareness

Healing Habits: Restoring Authentic Self Expression

healing habit | Dianna Bonny Photography

If you have ever watched children at play, before the cookie-cutter world has tampered with their inherent wisdom by imprinting rules and proper behavior, it is obvious that they are emotive-expression machines. Expression — through love, play and creativity — comes naturally and flows through them like a vibrant river. Social structure builds dams in this flow by saying: That behavior is not…

New Year’s Resolutions & Self-Love

beach sunset | Dianna Bonny Photography

As the sun slowly drifted down over the horizon for the final time in 2013, I was walking down the beach reflecting on things and I realized that I have never been very good at the New Year’s resolution thing. Have you? I always have the very best intentions and I love thinking about how I can do better, be…

Awareness & Understanding Quirky Habits

pad and pen | Dianna Bonny Photography

“Awareness shines a light through the dark forest of our psyche so we don’t have to keep running headlong into the trees.” When I stand, I have a habit of jutting my left foot out at a ninety-degree angle to my right foot. Sometimes I put my hands on my hips and I look ridiculous, but I can’t help it.…