I never really thought that going on maternity Leave would help me build a better relationship with myself. I mean really, the concept had never crossed my mind as even being compatible. Maternity Leave, after all, is meant to help you heal after birth and help you bond with a new baby…. not figure out … Read more
I’ve been trying to write this post for a while now. The words just are not wanting to come out in the way they normally do so stay with me, I promise this will be worth the read. For most of my life I’ve used something called “social camouflage”. Meaning I’ve learned many ways to … 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
<—- 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