oh, how swiftly brilliance eagerness intensity gets dulled by shame shimmering turns flat brightness hides in shadows elegance is muddled love quashed a call to (re)turn to vulnerability and tenderness again and again and again.
If you’re seeking enlightenment or self discovery you’ve likely come across the concept of authenticity. And something seemingly obvious struck me about why authenticity is such a relevant topic. This focus on authenticity has to do, in part, with the fact that we humans lie. We lie every day. We lie to ourselves. We lie … More Radical Advice: Stop Lying to Yourself
I had always imagined healing would be this ethereal experience. The sun shining, a community of support, basking in a feeling of wholeness… That is until I really dedicated myself to a healing path. I then came to understand the often lonely, painful, and dark path healing sometimes requires.