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”
Define what being ‘good’ means to you. Remove this from the hands of any other opinion, perception, or expectation that doesn’t come from within you.
Peace comes when my mind, body, heart, and willpower are all in alignment – whole and undivided.
Only when this happens will I act from a place of sovereign discernment, clarity, and connection to my innermost self. This is what it means for me to flow with integrity.
What struck me today was the importance of radical acceptance, of the ability of accurately seeing whatever lurks before and within me, and accepting it for what it is. Not dressing it up in niceties or false hope; but holding it in my arms, feeling it in my body, moving through it, and letting it go.
Life is full of ups and downs and all the moments in between. We know this, friend. We’ve reveled in its peaks, suffered in it’s lows, and rested in its valleys. Life is a perpetual climb, one in which we’re always striving for a… Continue Reading “The Climb”
Emotional exposure is terrifying. I can’t be the only one that does everything in my power to attempt to control it? To refine, diminish, and play small in order to avoid potential pain In order to regulate vulnerability? Something wonderful comes into my life… Continue Reading “Emotional Exposure”
There used to be a time when we called for someone to catch us with no fear or trepidation. A time when we were filled with wild abandon. We trusted completely in the fact that the one we called to would catch us. We… Continue Reading “I Used to Leap”