Trauma can teach us that making decisions is dangerous. When the possible consequences are life-changing, how do we move?
It's a strange time to feel lonely with lockdown easing. And yet, my heart aches for connection and validation.
We know that desire is insidious, and that inner happiness doesn't come from things. But does desire ever make us happy, or just not unhappy?
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?
Our world doesn't lend itself to patience. With social media, Amazon Prime and Google, it's not surprising I expect immediate results for everything else, most of all healing.
With school and work, we get used to hanging out with who we mesh with best. But when we change, is it fair to expect others to change too?
This week, while dealing with loss and guilt, self-care took on a different form for me. A tattoo that was waiting to be finished had to make way for me to get some sleep.
Can I see others for who they truly are, or for who I want them to be? Too often we equate dependency with love.
Why is it that we can only see our flaws when spotting them in others? Once the connection had been made however, I could not sit idly by.