Sometimes we have to distance ourselves from people not because of who they are or what they’ve done or failed to do, but because of who we become when we’re connected to them. Loving people draw love out of others, same with positivity, honesty, etc. Make sure you’re around people who help you reveal everything that’s amazing about you!
Good afternoon and Happy Indigenous Peoples’ Day! The truth is…this land, and everything that built this nation was stolen! Let the truth be known and declared to all! Let’s not celebrate false narratives nor history!
You have probably heard that “diamonds are created under pressure” or that pearls are formed due to an oyster’s response to a foreign object/irritant (usually a parasite) in its shell.
Beautiful things, rare things, valuable things are born of uncomfortable, painful situations and experiences.
This is a part of life. It often takes struggle, heartache, destruction, dysfunction and brokenness to mold or build something great, unique, amazing, new, life and world-changing. Continue reading
The first step to healing is to allow yourself to feel. Don’t fight it. You are beautifully human.
So often, we hide from our emotions. We push them in the back of our throats, squeeze our eyes as tight as we can to trap tears, and tuck our humanity away in a box, adding to the collection of “things” we “can’t” or won’t deal with.
Whether we’ve lost a loved one, someone said the wrong thing at the wrong time, or we’re having a rough day, it’s difficult to give ourselves the time, space and energy necessary to sense, exist in the moment, to sit with what is, isn’t and will be. Continue reading