Pushing boundaries is scary, especially when being vulnerable. Can I sit in the discomfort and life my truth anyway?
What am I scared of ending?
I still mourn being sober even 18 months in. Refusing closure, what else am I refusing of letting go off?
Why we refuse to surrender fear
If fear was meant to warn us of danger, anxiety is fear gone mad. Biology might explain trauma response, but why do we emotionally hold on to fear?
The material search for intimacy
How do you create intimacy: does it come naturally to you, do you have to make time for it or do you fear it? And can you find it within yourself?
Your Body is not an Apology
Sonya Renee Taylor speaks of the system of oppression that profit from self-hatred, and offers an alternative: radical self-love to heal body shame, in ourselves and the world.
Shame, guilt and fear: my favourite cocktail
Today has been a rollercoaster, but I didn't think I would be feeling like this tonight. Instead, I am feeling ashamed, guilty and fearful.
The words less spoken: why truth matters
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 responsibility.Today, we will explore dedication to truth and why it matters! Our view of reality... Continue Reading →
Annoyed? 3 reasons why you should reach out
Are we able to heal rifts as they happen and part amicably, or do we carry resentments with us?
Delay gratification, avoid suffering
You do not procrastinate because you're lazy, but because you prefer the easy. How do we find beauty in our problems?
Having and then talking myself out of ideas
I have learned that fear is something to seek out. Good stuff happens once we venture out of our comfort zone. Why do we abandon them then?