What to Do When You Can't Press Through Emotional Pain

What to Do When You Can’t Press Through Emotional Pain

  I’ve been struggling emotionally. Personal frustrations, disappointments, and losses. Friends going through traumatic things. Being unable to help them. Unanswered questions of why and how come. Frustration. Sorrow. Grief. Uncertainty. Confusion. Pain. Pain. Pain. All different kinds. It’s worse when they all coalesce. Meld together in complexity making them larger than they are alone. […]

Why it's hard to embrace who you are & what to do

Why It’s Hard to Embrace Who You Are and What to Do

  It’s no secret many people have trouble embracing who they are. Why is that? What does it mean to embrace who you are? And why is it so hard? Is there anything we can do to change it? I struggled for a long time on this issue but I’ve learned some things that have […]

5 Ways to calm your perfectionism

5 ways to calm your perfectionism

  Perfectionism. It’s a term I didn’t apply to myself until I began writing about it. As I read about perfectionism and the way it affects people I saw myself in ways I hadn’t before. It was upsetting. I read many negative side-effects to perfectionism and that only increased my anxiety. I needed to calm […]

How to Find Your Quiet

How to Find Your Quiet

  We live loud, busy lives. Going, going, going all the time on the outside with noisy minds on the inside. How can we find any quiet spaces in our lives? How can we calm our inner world? It’s not easy but I found a way. And if I did, you can find your quiet […]

Why Your Trauma Matters and What To Do About It

Why Your Trauma Matters and What To Do About It

    Everyone is affected by trauma. It’s easy to fall into the comparing game and belittle our pain when we hear the reports of tragedies like shootings, plane crashes, and weather disasters. But that’s not wise. Those things are indeed traumatic and your trauma matters too. If you don’t do something about it, you’ll […]