Ignoring a broken bone doesn’t fix it.
If left untreated the problem only gets worse and leads to complications and more pain and suffering.
The same is true of our internal injuries.
Tend them as tenderly, if not more so, than a broken bone.
Perhaps, like a broken bone, if given this intentional space the heart can heal just as strong – if not more so – as before the breaking?
Our mind is a powerful tool, friend. We can sit and and ponder the intricacies of the universe, the inner workings of the human heart, and the deeper meaning of life itself. More often, though, we get caught in worry, planning, or any slew… Continue Reading “The Worrying Mind”
I have placed my self worth, like a gift, into the hands of others assuming that if someone else found me desirable, lovable, admirable, and attractive then that must be true.
What are you looking for, friend? Are you looking at the world for ways that it can bring you joy, love, satisfaction, and adventure… or are you looking for the ways in which the world can hurt, betray, disappoint, and let you down? Here… Continue Reading “Future-Tripping”
Are you living your life authentically, or are you following a prescribed route or path? A map designed by and for someone else that has very little consideration for who you are. So often there is an idea of who or what we are… Continue Reading “Forging Your Path”
Have you committed to perpetual growth, friend? The kind that has you striving for the kind of evolution that requires shedding again, and again, and again. A commitment to growth can come at a price, however. There will be people who cannot or will… Continue Reading “Brand New”
Stop settling, friend. Stop settling for almost, just about, close enough, and what ifs. Stop shoving your dreams, wishes, desires, and needs aside for something that leaves you yearning and desiring more. For something that doesn’t quite scratch the itch because you’re afraid that… Continue Reading “Almost and Just About”
When we first set out on a goal we are gung ho, overly enthusiastic and full of energy. This is certainly true when we first pen our New Year’s Resolutions. Setting out our goals and intentions for the year of all the things we… Continue Reading “And Cheesecake”
We all crave intimacy, and yet it’s the scariest thing in the world to receive for it requires vulnerability. Vulnerability — my friend — demands that we give up control. It means that we allow ourselves the space to be raw and open.
We are groomed to accept toxic love. Perhaps this started with the story of Romeo and Juliet, star-crossed lovers who were doomed to death at the onset? For whatever reason, the stories we tell and are attracted to affirm these types of love stories.… Continue Reading “Toxic Love”