It's a strange time to feel lonely with lockdown easing. And yet, my heart aches for connection and validation.
The impatience of healing from trauma
Trauma can feel very debilitating, removing agency and control from us. So when the waiting on feeling better is out of our hands too, we might just lose it a little.
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?
What does unhealed trauma look like?
When I was still in the midst of it, I thought trauma could never be healed. But now I can see how trauma is not a life sentence!
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?
They don’t really hate YOU!
It's strange how one person's dislike for us can invade our mind. We can even become obsessed with the supposed hate we feel from someone else.
Giving love but receiving none: the struggle of the lonely
"I give so much love to everyone" said someone on this Abraham Hicks talk, "yet receive so little back. How do I stop myself from being resentful?"
Overcoming loneliness and strengthening relationships
There's always been a stigma around loneliness. Now more than ever, we should not be ashamed of it. Here are six ways to build our relationships.
Making new friends (for free!) without leaving your home
You're not alone in feeling lonely! A lack of friends might feel dooming, but here are a few ways to meet new people and even growing as a person!
Sand in my belly button #poem
Stretching my toes onto cold wooden floor My fingers undo whatever i wore Poking at buttons i got from a store My belly deletes all of your wars Sand without beach carried within Sadness only hides in my grin Screams carried in wind cannot begin Without first hiding in my delicate skin