What’s in a Name? Say my name, say my name.. Sorry Destiny’s Child but there are a number of people in the population of earth that do not necessarily like hearing their names spoken or appreciate seeing them written and many of those of us are adoptees. I’ve always wondered why I have… Continue reading Say My Name, Say My Name….
Drop til you Shop til you Drop
From shopping anxiety to laughing, all in a day.
Asking for Help
I don’t know about you, but this is one of the most difficult and vulnerable things that occurs in my life. I was re-watching a Brene Brown video today and she mentioned that when she first asked people what made them feel vulnerable, one of the things was “asking for help.” That resonates so strongly… Continue reading Asking for Help
Judgement #1 – Self Hatred
I had this crazy thought in the shower the other day about writing blog posts based on judgements we have about ourselves and others. The first one that came to my thoughts was “self hatred”. The dictionary defines this as an intense dislike of one-self. Come on a journey with me.. The bell rings and… Continue reading Judgement #1 – Self Hatred
Shame.. Not Good Enough
Shame is when we feel second class.. when we feel less valued than the next person. Shame can be found in any area of our lives where we feel that we haven't hit the mark, where we aren't as valuable as someone else. I never really thought that shame was such a big deal in… Continue reading Shame.. Not Good Enough
Journeying Into Vulnerability
As I mentioned in my first post on this blog I was encouraged to start writing as I reviewed some of my old writings from even as far back as 10 years ago. It blew me away how I could write about something back then and have it speak to me today. I wrote this… Continue reading Journeying Into Vulnerability
I have been pondering for a little while whether I should start writing again. I used to write regularly, not just journal, but share my thoughts with friends and others who were interested and I stopped. Not only is writing therapeutic but as I found out today the things I wrote 10 years ago are… Continue reading Writing