backbones get built vertebrae by vertebrae with every victory with every heartache with every triumph with every shattering with each awakening they become sturdy bearing the weight of new consciousness embodying self-love strengthened, emboldened
Around this time of year we get together with family and friends to recount all the reasons we’re grateful. Most years I would bet that we’re grateful for what’s gone well, how we’re fortunate or lucky. This year might be our chance to make this ritual different.
I have grappled with understanding the concept of judgment for a long time. One of the reasons is that my experience includes negative feelings around being judged. You know, when others are judgmental– blaming, critical, rejecting, unkind. This, coupled with the fact that I was taught to be polite and a good girl, made me … More Go Ahead and Judge Me– when judging others is good
I often end up advocating for individual reflection and do-it-yourself coaching strategies in my writing. And what I am realizing is that, while our growth and development absolutely depend on our own self-awareness, it is essential to be present with and share with others. Basically what I am saying is: While blogging and connecting with … More Can I Get a Witness?