The question gets asked regularly in my head, “What do you want from life?”. It’s been bouncing around from my earliest memory right through to a few seconds ago. For a time I gave up pursuing figuring out what I want, I had learned to adapt and be someone my partner needed, or my employer … Read more
What do you do when you’re mentally overwhelmed and exhausted? It feels like you are drowning in your own head, or like hiding out under the bed covers is a feasible option. But we all have responsibilities, so in the midst of a busy life here is how to break free of the overwhelm and mental exhaustion.
for those of us looking to take the journey to healing and wholeness, at some point we need to start re-developing our ability to trust. And most importantly to Trust ourselves. It’s not easy and it can be scary. To tust we have to open up our defenses and let other people in. It can be done, and it’s worth the fight with yourself. Here are some tips on how to start the process.
I think by now that you know I’m a “Glass Half Full” type person. For me, that includes things like keeping a gratitude journal, looking at the positive in every situation and so on. If you’ve read any of my other posts you know I’m also an abuse survivor. Most people don’t see those 2 … Read more
You see chameleons use their blending abilities to avoid being seen. Often we are uncomfortable or feel threatened and feel the need to protect ourselves. But mostly this is a sign of a deeply insecure person. Don’t get me wrong, there are strong people out there who use the chameleon skills to good effect, and I aspire to one day do that. But those people knowingly put on a mask of chameleonhood, they don’t wear it all the time. And they never break their core values or beliefs for the sake of being a chameleon.
<—- I mean really does this look like the face of someone who put up with multiple types of abuse for years? Does it look like someone about to leap into the “Oh-My-God-I-Should-Never-Have….” ? Not likely, but if you don’t see that, what do you see here? If you met me today you wouldn’t … Read more