Don’t tell me. Show me.

I find it hard to update here when I'm working on my novel. So much of my energy is directed at just getting the words on the page. But I often have moments of wanting to talk about the process of writing, and this feels like the right place to do it. Especially if any... Continue Reading →

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3rd time’s a charm

I've started at least 3 posts recently and can't finish/publish any of them. I think it's because I keep trying to write something reflective of a bigger picture. Meh. Instead, I'm going to just tell you what's been up. I've been writing A LOT, both personally and professionally. Great, right? I'm pretty excited. Elizabeth Gilbert's... Continue Reading →

Rant

Well I figured out what my lesson is for this lifetime - to learn to live without a sense of security. It's the only thing I've ever wanted - to feel like something that is will continue to be. Trust me, I know all about non-attachment and letting go and impermanence. And I've gotten so much stronger... Continue Reading →

on the verge…

I'm on the verge of on the verge of tears. It's an odd feeling. I sense it creeping in. Filling all the little spaces in between the bones and the muscles. Deep inside the fascia where my breath struggles to reach to clear it out. If I forget to pay attention, it expands and I... Continue Reading →

Reflections on the Self

Seeking the refuge of the Self resonates with attachment theory. Our parents/caregivers create a secure bond with us that allows us to feel safe enough to explore the world. Whatever happens, we know we have a safety net to return to in our parents' love. Psychologically, this creates a belief that the world and its... Continue Reading →

Conditions

During a yoga practice yesterday, while floating in savasana, I heard the teacher say that imposing conditions on your current experience will not help you. A wave of emotion swept over me, because I felt the truth of this message. It's not the novelty of the concept that affected me so deeply, but more that... Continue Reading →

Missed Opportunity

It's expected that clients will occasionally leave therapy abruptly. Even if I think things are going okay; even if the clients have told me that things appear to be going ok. It's rare, however, for clients to return and tell you why they left. It's definitely an opportunity for growth. I can learn where I... Continue Reading →

2013

I read this a few weeks ago and decided it would be a good exercise to reflect upon 2013 so that I may have a fresh outlook for 2014. 25 Questions to Ask Yourself Before the End of 2013 1. What am I most proud of this year? Making decisions based on what is right... Continue Reading →

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