Practising mindfulness is, in my opinion, one of the most powerful tools to access a change in perspective. If I am not my past, then who am I?
The problem with being told to leave my comfort zone for me as a survivor of abuse is that for the longest time I had no comfort zone.
Where we’ve felt like a failure or unable to follow through in the past, we can start setting goals for ourselves, and set the reward for reaching them.
In a world where we are hardly viewed as people, and more as the embodiment of whatever job we have, we may need to ask: what are boundaries at work anyway?
Not only did I receive a compliment, I received a compliment from someone she was still trying to impress AND who was a professional in this field…
My mother FORBIDS my father (who is supposed to be an adult, I rush to point out) to eat ice cream. So, here is what he does to get his way
I came across a post on Upworthy about a woman writing a letter of support to her neighbour experiencing domestic abuse. It made me want to write to you.
My mother is an enormous flirt. Of course she’ll deny it at every turn, but I’ve seen her in action. With co-workers, with neighbors… even with my friends!
There are people in this world who leave you feeling totally depleted. The second you see them, you feel your energy drain from your body and mind.
Interacting with toxic people is a little like playing Emotional Russian Roulette. By that I mean that you never know which version of the person will be on the other side of the door.