Be still (and not be anxious); wear the hush of tranquility.
Be quiet (and not rehearse the words); open my inner ears.
Be content (and not withdraw permission to be so); manifest serenity.
Hunger (and not evade the pangs); recognize the sign of need.
Eat (and not shun this essential act); receive nourishment, giving thanks.
Sleep (and not lament dreaming); invite rejuvenation.
Stretch (and not measure the present against the past); relish the movement.
Exercise (and not scorn languidness); embrace strength.
Sing (and not silence other songs); harmonize with other voices.
Dance (and not examine the mirror); revel in the development.
Watch (and not look away); witness the unfolding.
Ask (and not subdue questions); listen to what is said.
Listen (and not interrupt); hear the truth in the cadence.
Speak (and not apologize); contemplate the weight of words.
Discuss (and not diminish); consider perspectives.
Meditate (and not fix the thoughts); notice the meandering path.
Question (and not antagonize); remain open to change.
Learn (and not deride the gaps); be sparked by curiosity.
Endure (and not waver); have faith.
Succeed (and neither gloat nor renounce); build on the work.
Fail (and not falter); cultivate strength and wisdom.
Give thanks (and not feel insufficient); offer gratitude for opportunities.
Do (and not be paralyzed by choices); act mindfully.
Feel (and not disavow its validity); offer empathy.
Create (and not prioritize the product); honor the process.
Change (and not forsake the path); become myself.
Be (and not fret over the past or the future); live presently.
Love (and not fear); love
I will not abandon myself
I will create space within so I can set boundaries without
I will remain present