May 07, 2021 by Kyomi O'Connor
I do love pies... especially, apple pie
May 05, 2021 by Kyomi O'Connor
I wonder how many mothers have lost their lives during this COVID-19 pandemic
May 02, 2021 by Kyomi O'Connor
It’s medicinal or ritual of our daily life.
Out of Africa
Apr 26, 2021 by Kyomi O'Connor
Due to Ancestry®, 23andMe®, MyHeritageTM, and other brands, direct-to-consumer (DTC) genetic testing has wildly become popular in the last few years. By the end of this year, almost half of Americans, on average, will have completed the test.
Apr 12, 2021 by Kyomi O'Connor
Through a small act of trust, starting with your family, build a bridge one by one and connect with others for something larger than you, than us, in the ocean of the light.
Apr 05, 2021 by Kyomi O'Connor
I felt like I'd come out of the cave and standing on the sand overlooking the light on the ocean's calm tides
Mar 31, 2021 by Kyomi O'Connor
We can make balance in challenging situations from small to large.
Mar 23, 2021 by Kyomi O'Connor
Tidying up—a short, achievable physical action with a visible goal—is the key to changing your rotten mood. Sorting out something small near you allows you to grip the handle of the door to lucidity in your life.
Mar 16, 2021 by Kyomi O'Connor
A boundary is an agency and an extension of your core to see you and others in a specific picture. Through this picture, you can accept others as they are, act upon, and embrace situations even more effectively and compassionately.
Mar 08, 2021 by Kyomi O'Connor
Whenever I face a surprise, I quickly reflect, Why am I feeling like this? Then I bring out a better part of me because my heart tells me, “Don’t be afraid.” I will always learn something new in any terrain I have never before known and experienced.
Mar 01, 2021 by Kyomi O'Connor
We make a decision almost every one and a half seconds throughout each day. Whether or not we are aware of it, every one of the decisions leads us in a specific direction and results in consequences.
Feb 23, 2021 by Kyomi O'Connor
At every moment, we are entering something new. Whether or not we realize it, we face the new and the unknown every moment. Are you excited or thrilled by this? It gives me goosebumps.
Feb 16, 2021 by Kyomi O'Connor
Gratitude is not given in an accident or a chance.
Gratitude is not a conditional but conditioned state, a cultivated state of mind.
Wholeheartedness empowers its process of cultivation.
Feb 01, 2021 by Kyomi O'Connor
Accepting imperfection is difficult because you want to try your best for your beloved. But the truth is, we can only try. Pain, suffering, and disability are all a part of life. In this way, we are all the same. Accepting this little fact will make you forever free.
Jan 25, 2021 by Kyomi O'Connor
Voice is not a special right for those with power, fame wealth, or influence
Jan 18, 2021 by Kyomi O'Connor
My gifts for Papa on his chest would be cremated with him and would become the air. His gifts to me have always been inside me.
Writing- The Act of Carving Out
Jan 13, 2021 by Kyomi O'Connor
Through memoir writing, I have emerged out of the past, merging into the present moment. I feel so grounded with the Self, leading my life forward to the future.
Examining Memory Boxes
Jan 09, 2021 by Kyomi O'Connor
We have memory boxes in our minds like albums. We keep our difficult memories in those boxes.
We can freeze them in time and/or pack them with overflooding emotions.
The Journey of Treasure Hunt
Jan 06, 2021 by Kyomi O'Connor
Life is a journey of self-searching hunt. It is like a video game to find “The Treasures” in one of many, many rooms.
The Power of Memoir- Finding Truths -
Jan 02, 2021 by Kyomi O'Connor
Living in the world of sufferings, writing a memoir had countless and immeasurable virtue. Not only the authors like me attain the light, but also readers experience every moment of finding truths, sharing the light with them.