Tag: the clever confidante

How We heal

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?

The Worrying Mind

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”

Self Worth

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.

Forging Your Path

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”

Shared Stories

It’s important to share our stories. No matter where we are at, or whatever it is we’re experiencing or going through, we are never alone. Our stories create bridges, showing others in the midst of chaos a way out. Words have the ability to… Continue Reading “Shared Stories”

The Space Left Behind

Life changes. Sometimes you rail against these changes, denying them and fighting them. Trying to bargain and trade to get back whatever it is you’ve lost. I have found myself in this space. Begging for second chances, swearing I’ll change myself to fit a… Continue Reading “The Space Left Behind”

Flow with Integrity

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.

Emotional Exposure

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”

The Lesson

True meaningful connection, I believe – friend – can only happen when people are able to show up as authentic versions of themselves, ready to let go of any sort of need of other to fulfill or satisfy any inner shortcoming or longing.

Losing Your Leaves

There is a wonderful feeling in calling people and things into your life which encourage you to bloom.

But, what happens when you feel yourself starting to wither and the signs arrive telling you that it’s time to let something go?