It wasn’t until I was facing a personal and family crisis that I began to learn about my shame and codependency.
When awareness becomes a sense of curiosity, growth just may happen.
In a full and meaningful life, we experience all of our emotions, whether we like them or not. We find happiness in this fullness.
doesn’t come out of thin air. Choosing to act usually comes after spending a protracted amount of time in a place of pain.
“Above all, be the heroine of your life, not the victim.” ― Nora Ephron It’s my life – not my mother’s – right? I thought I had done well in my efforts to not be like my mother and yet, when it mattered the most, I was paralyzed by the fears that all we fully programmedContinue reading “It Takes Courage to Change”
The greatest obstacle to discovery is not ignorance – it is the illusion of knowledge. ~ Daniel J. Boorstin I used to be a pretty smart person. I was well-read, had lots of common sense and plenty of ideas about how things should be and how you should be. I could take care of myselfContinue reading “I Discovered More than I Expected”
Awakenings begin with awareness and are surrounded by awareness. They happen in stillness and when we are willing to fully experience our lives.
Choosing to be still, to do nothing in often the best action you can talke.
A shift in perspective can change everything.
I remember being told that I was resilient. I knew I was receiving a compliment but I didn’t feel anything except exhaustion. As I think about this, I suppose I felt exhausted because I was coming out of a long and painful transition. I had been successful in the eyes of others but I hadContinue reading “Resilience”