Everybody gets that. I don’t believe that anyone, any human being, doesn’t from time to time have a meltdown. Welcome to the human race.
As survivors our alarm bells go a little bit haywire.What we need to look for: Is this a toxic pattern or is this a one-off?
The short-coming isn’t in the emotional pain you feel. The short-coming is in our collective inability to understand that there is no time-line for healing.
When you hear the term “self-care:, what do you think of? Most of us picture pedicures and facials. That does sound nice, but is it really self-care?
Every time we set ourselves overly ambitious goals that are doomed to get the better of us, we feel like a failure.
Compassion is not the same as letting people get away with whatever they want. Compassion is also expressing limits.
A while ago, I wrote a little blog about people who are energy drains (you can find it here) In it I wrote: “There are people in this world who leave you feeling totally depleted. Not even after a day of intense arguing about something, but instantly. The second you see them, you feel your […]
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I saw the new Wonder Woman movie. I sat in the theatre with my family and cried at the end. I quietly pondered the words, “Only love can save the world.”
In late November, SwanWaters hosted its first ever online gathering for the people we support within our organization. We called it The ‘How to Survive Christmas’ Christmas Party. Below is my write-up on the content of our conversations together.