Being Loved is not the same as Loving Deeply

“Why do you look so sad? Because you speak to me in words and I look at you with feelings”.- Leo Tolstoy Since the beginning of time we humans have developed an ingrained belief system that love from another is everything. It’s the dream; the goal. Most pursue it fervently and don’t feel complete without it.Continue reading “Being Loved is not the same as Loving Deeply”

Making Friends with Our Ghosts

Our spiritual mission is not to ignore the darkness, but to bring light to the darkness. Ignoring darkness does not dispel it; only the light does. That is the difference between denial and transcendence.” ~ Marianne Williamson~ We all have our darkness; it’s whether we decide to bury that darkness, or try and find the lightContinue reading “Making Friends with Our Ghosts”

Brene Brown’s-Anatomy of Trust

“Trust is choosing to make something important to you, vulnerable to the actions of someone else”. I have found this such a beautiful depiction of trust. Brene has broken trust down into 7 key elements- using the acronym BRAVING. Because when we trust we are BRAVING connection with someone else. Boundaries– there is no trustContinue reading “Brene Brown’s-Anatomy of Trust”

Some Hard Truths You Learn as You Grow Up

As the years go by, some people understandably become tired and maybe even jaded. Sometimes the more you know and learn the more disappointed you become. But while you go ahead and try to build a wall around you, as a protective armour, against the cannonballs life can launch at us, it pays to rememberContinue reading “Some Hard Truths You Learn as You Grow Up”

The Hard Truth We Need To Accept If We Truly Want to Change

I found this piece written by a fellow writer and I think it’s incredibly well written and will resonate in some way with most readers. It’s so true, that until we truly dig deep and start the healing process-we will keep being thrown the same painful lessons. Most of us are masters of distraction, avoidance,Continue reading “The Hard Truth We Need To Accept If We Truly Want to Change”

How do you define courage?

What good are my wings, if I lack the courage to fly? The dictionary definition of courage is the ability to do something that frightens one-bravery. And strength in the face of pain and grief. I’ve never thought of myself as particularly courageous and some people I deemed as courageous- have shown themselves as notContinue reading “How do you define courage?”

The Power of Vulnerability

The dictionary meaning of vulnerability is where you open yourself up to being emotionally or physically wounded. Which is probably why far too many people mask/hide their vulnerability but to be our authentic and raw selves, we must be vulnerable. The importance of being vulnerable allows us to share those things which have hurt usContinue reading “The Power of Vulnerability”