It’s a primal itch pushing us away from others: the reluctance of being relied upon. Continue reading Why we hate people depending on us – or boundaries 101
After delaying gratification, accepting responsibility and the importance of truth, we will read about the final ingredient to processing pain according to Peck: balance! Continue reading Balance: The final part to processing pain
For many grace has religious connotations, a dusted word used at church and nowhere else. Continue reading Do you know grace or does it know you?
No matter our self-growth, once our ego gets triggered it’s hard to see the bigger picture. Here’s a trick to quickly disengage! Continue reading My secret tip to DEACTIVATE your ego!
By my mother’s own accord, I raised her. The mother-daughter dynamic became reversed, but why? Continue reading Emotional incest: when children raise their parents
This is my third post in my series for M. Scott Peck’s The Road Less Travelled.I’ve been really enjoying writing about his 4 essential steps to process pain from problem-solving!First we learned about the importance of delaying gratification and accepting … Continue reading The words less spoken: why truth matters
The journey to self-discovery isn’t linear; it’s a constant back-and-forth.
Awakening, whatever that means, is not a one-time event. Continue reading “Anything exposed to light becomes light.”
This month, I spearheaded the campaign to remove a predator from my social group.
Not only triggering, I am disheartened at how hard I’ve had to fight for this. Continue reading Not doing it for praise (and yet…)
Whatever is going on in my life is not an excuse for how I’m feeling, and especially not for how I’m acting.
But how to stop reacting and respond instead? Continue reading Reacting vs responding – how to keep your side of the street clean
My friend looks relieved as he recounts his drama-filled days.“I used to say to my wife ‘we cannot have things too nice because they always go wrong‘.I do not think like that anymore. My days are quiet now, peaceful.”I too … Continue reading One self-imposed crisis after another