After my most recent podcast with the lovely Liz Dyer I’ve been thinking even more than normal about the role that shame plays in our lives and how simple acts of love and showing up can change a persons trajectory. We all have shame! Sometimes that shame is like white noise playing in the background of our daily lives- there but not completely destructive. And sometimes that shame is on the highest volume and is compounded by our family of origin, politics, laws, bigotry, ra
We are complex, multifaceted, and able to hold many feelings and ways of being all at the same time. It can be a painful realization when we aren’t one or the other - We are spectrum people trying to live fully who we are.
🌈 💙💚💛❤️🌈 This was born from my last podcast and a wonderful conversation with my niece and her girlfriend. Season of The Sad #selfcare #soulcarepodcast #soulcoach #spectrumpeople #spiritualdirectionandsoulcare #sorrow #joy #anger #gentleness #peace #r
True to my word I am still talking about BEING AN ADULT. It’s funny that whenever you start talking about something it crops up everywhere. I was in the grocery store talking to the clerk while he rang me up and all of a sudden we are talking about how life looks different than you thought it would look and being an adult. He grew up in a small town and didn’t date anyone- because in reality there was no one to date. Moved away, met more people, eventually fell in love, and i
This is a stream of consciousness blog in reaction to my friend taking her life- lots of typos and some back-and-forths with myself. It's messy and how I'm feeling right now. Fuck suicide! Is that too harsh for you? Have you got so caught up with me leading with the F-word that you missed the suicide part? Saying the f-word is far less harsh than the reality of someone taking their life and the f-word doesn't leave devastation - except for the slight discomfort of the easily