Posts tagged "healing"
Self-Loathing: Feeling It, Healing It!

Self-Loathing: Feeling It, Healing It!

The experience of Self-loathing is the pits! Well do I know. ‘Self-loathing is that underlying feeling that we are just not good: not good enough, not good at this, not good at that, not good at … . It can be subtle, we may …compare ourselves to others,…find fault with ourselves, put ourselves down, we may...
Choose Connection

Choose Connection

Choosing Connection is not always my natural inclination.  In fact, while I have dealt with fears about being alone, it’s casual company rather than deep connection that is more within my comfort zone.  With people I don’t know for sure, and sometimes even with people I’m close to.  So when I came across the poem, Choose Connection*,...
Healing and the Heart

Healing and the Heart

We have just celebrated International Women’s Day, and I am feeling grateful for the abundance of remarkable women in my life, and in the world.   Elizabeth May, the only Green Party member of the Canadian Parliament, just sent out a note about a “dream” she had, that she had become Prime Minister, and had appointed...
"It's not what you say...

“It’s not what you say…

it’s how you say it!”   This crunchy phrase, said to me in the heat of an exchange, was part of “another fricking ‘growth opportunity” (AGFO), and the phrase resonated deeply.  (It seems like the last AGFO was not long ago.  Accelerated learning curve, I guess!) I wonder if this phrase has meaning for you… if so, I’d be pleased to hear...
Hope

Hope

As I write this, the Gaelic festival of Imbolc has literally just begun.  It is also just after Groundhog Day and the Christian festival of Candlemas.  I find that these holidays share a common theme:  Hope. The feature image I chose for this post shows Snowdrops, also called Candlemas Bells, and they are said to symbolize...