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Siobhan Kelleher Kukolic

Words to inspire the belief that we have all we need to be the change we wish to see.

Tag: Suffering

Recent saga

For those who have been following my recent saga of moving for the fourth time in four years, my 14-year-old son getting hit by a car on his bike and riding in an ambulance to hospital where he ended up being fine, the moving van swiping my parked vehicle in the driveway and doing thousands of dollars damage, a family of raccoons living in the fireplace at our new address and my son getting bitten by a dog on his leg before he left to compete at the North American Irish Dance Championships, thank you for listening. Continue reading

Suffering is optional

Author Haruki Murakami said, “Pain is inevitable.  Suffering is optional.”

What a powerful statement.  We can’t avoid the pain.  But we can choose the mindset that will increase or decrease our suffering and hardships. Continue reading

Kate Spade

The world gasped at the sad news of fashion icon Kate Spade passing away yesterday.  It reminds us that mental illness doesn’t discriminate.  It doesn’t matter how much money you have, what your address is, or how successful you have been.   Continue reading

Suffering that is familiar

Buddhist monk and peace activist Thich Nhat Hanh said, “People have a hard time letting go of their suffering.  Out of a fear of the unknown, they prefer suffering that is familiar.” Continue reading

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