Anxiety is more than what you think… It’s biting your nails until they bleed, then picking off the skin on your fingers once you’re out of nails to bite. It’s driving to the store only to sit in the parking lot for 20 minutes before turning back around, without even going inside. It’s getting a
This letter is to you. The you that’s had a rough week. The you that seems to be under constant storm clouds. The you that feels invisible. The you that doesn’t know how much longer you can hold on. The you that has lost faith. The you that always blames yourself for everything that goes
THE BLUE STAIN The other night I was scrubbing up some slime that my daughter had let ooze through her fingers and slip onto the floor. The slime craze is big in our house and it often leaves behind a sticky, gooey mess. My daughter had cleaned up most of it, but I was scrubbing
When a human being is abused by another, the most important thing we lose is our sense of trust. As abuse victims, we decide we can no longer trust some (or all) of these: • A parent or both parents • A relative or all relatives • All men or all women • Teachers, priests,
…even if it hurts It’s astonishing how many people right this minute are trying to cope with the fact that their heart is broken, they are deeply sad or depressed, or are managing traumatic things happening in their lives – yet they still need to function in their daily lives. Maybe you’re one of them?
So what is rock-bottom? We think it is safe to assume that at one point in every human’s life they will experience this or something similar. However, we believe it is not a place where you give up your dreams and call it quits. Rock-bottom is the place where you will find what you are
I first heard this quote a few years ago while taking a yoga class. The teacher was leading us through a beautiful vinyasa flow class and used this quote while we were in warrior II so we could visualize something we wanted to release or manifest in our lives.
Chances are, if you were drawn to the title of this blog, you know the definition of the word “anguish” all too well. You know it isn’t like “sadness” or “depression”; Anguish is nothing like “disappointment” or “sorrow” nor even, on its own, “grief.” Anguish is when you are ripped open, body and soul, and
“Life is a series of natural and spontaneous changes. Don’t resist them; that only creates sorrow. Let reality be reality. Let things flow naturally forward in whatever way they like.” — Lao Tzu I would love to start this article saying life is an amazing adventure full of opportunities and happy moments. This is what
No matter what, once in your life, someone will hurt you. That someone will take all that you are, and rip it into pieces and they won’t even watch where those pieces land. But through the breakdown, you’ll learn something about yourself. You’ll learn that you are strong, and no matter how hard they destroy
You will come across many people in your life. They will all have a purpose to fulfill. Some will teach you a lesson and some will leave your soul wounded. Some will love you for their selfish motives and some will love you unconditionally. Some will cheat you, lie to you and stab you in
My strength did not come from lifting weights. My strength came from lifting myself up when I was knocked down. — Bob Moore GENTLE REMINDERS: Sometimes we need a little something that will remind us to keep moving forward no matter what life throws at us. THIS is a sample page from the book