Personal growth isn't rewriting your history or changing the inherent essence of who you are but it can feel just as scary. Denying that I have a problem might have temporarily sheltered me from this fear, but also prevented me from realizing my strengths I could use to help me through it.
Is the #SelfCare trend helping or hurting our ability to heal? If you're willing to invest in the "beauty work" be sure to invest in the dirty work as well, don't lose sight of the forest for the trees - take care of your whole self.
To Healing The price of entry isn't more pain. It's not proving your suffering - No proof-of-pain needed at the door. You don't need to justify your worth or you appearance here. There's no secret passcode or VIP invitation, Healing is not something you have to earn. Healing invites you in with open arms. It [...]
Note to self: It feels like a lot of work because it is. It feels exhausting because it is. Don’t minimize what you’re doing for yourself. It’s almost like raising yourself from scratch. It’s like starting over. It’s major construction, excavation and strengthening. It is a ton of work. It’s taking your young self’s hand and [...]
Two weeks in to January might seem a little late to be posting about "New Years Resolutions" but harbouring mixed feelings about the whole endeavour is exactly why I'm not calling these "resolutions" at all but rather "habits" or affirmations. I recognize that no one changes over night - people don't just wake up on [...]
Without going into too much detail, I'll just say that this past year has been one of the toughest of my life. No real "resolutions" here per se, just bringing the important lessons with me, leaving behind the past, and moving forward with personal growth and self discovery in the upcoming year (and whatever those [...]
Some days are worse than others, which likely always will be the case. Sometimes I just wake up feeling on edge or upset and I can't seem to pull myself out of what can only really be described as "a funk". Yesterday was one of those days. I was really upset most of the day. [...]