I had an epiphany while analyzing how adamant I was re:my decision to excommunicate the friend I recently visited and a few other seemingly close relationships that disintegrated because the were based on a function on a foundation of shared toxicity. What these situations have in common (because these people are very different in presentation … Continue reading 9/8/17 Awakening of the Inner Child
So a 'friend' essentially stopped talking out of the blue without an explanation after being kind of testy beforehand. I asked for an explanation repeatedly and was ignored and when the person finally decided they wanted to communicate, addressing the maltreatment wasn't on their agenda. So now, there is no communication. Frankly, I don't expect … Continue reading 9/1/17 ‘Rolling in the Deep’
I've been feeling more and more a sense of authentic and deserved confidence in myself as an individual and in the path I've chosen to pave for myself and embark upon. I am no longer afraid of not knowing what's ahead. I recognize my own ability to create healing from whatever circumstances I encounter. I … Continue reading 8/26/17 Slow & Steady Revival of the True Self
Lately, I'm beginning to get more clear on what I need for growth and fulfillment in all areas of life. I'm being forced to recognized and accept that while frustrating and often painful, releasing ideas, material things, and even some relationships that no longer feel oriented toward growth and healing is necessary. It's a learning … Continue reading 8/25/17 Releasing to Make Space for Receiving…
There have been many epiphanies lately in light of my reflection on self sabotage, participation in essentially dissatisfying connections, and hesitancy when it comes to wholeheartedly pursuing my passions. I realize that a lot of these issues and behaviors are from a toxic and internalized belief that was re-iterated to me often as a child … Continue reading 8/18/17 Wake up! Your gift is calling…
Part of the problem with new beginnings or starting over and rebuilding the self is using the past as one great reference point rather than a study session in a series of many.
I am not at all unclear about my failings in the visit to Pittsburgh, but aI almost feel it's for the best and it certainly taught me much about myself. I didn't embody or act on my own intentions to communicate openly and confidently what I did or didn't want or expect. A part of … Continue reading 8/8/17: Taking a Trip to Face the Shadow