You trigger me towards growth in a positive way. You fill me with this confidence and daring energy that helps me slip outside of my comfort zone, and try something crazy and different. You help me unleash aspects of myself I never even knew existed. You are bubbly and warm. You carry an aura of … Continue reading To my life partner.
The term “getting over someone” does not resonate with me. The way I hear this phrase being used nowadays comes across as more of a defence mechanism, rather than it being a sign of someone having actually healed. To me, it sends the message that you no longer care about them, and that they are … Continue reading You can still be in love and move forward.
“Millions of people have decided not to be sensitive. They have grown thick skins around themselves just to avoid being hurt by anybody. But it is at great cost. Nobody can hurt them, but nobody can make them happy either.” – Osho. After experiencing hurt and betrayal repeatedly, the walls around me grew higher and … Continue reading Thick skin.
Do you feel like it's really hard to move forward from someone you love? There is a part of you that wants them, and is still in love, but there is another part of you that knows that they are not right for you. The mind can be a mess sometimes. Thoughts and memories will … Continue reading Exercise: Setting boundaries & moving forward
One of my friends showed me this beautiful article written by Steve Garrett, posted by The Good Men Project. I want to share it with you here. I haven't included the whole article, so please click on the title to read the entire piece! What I love about this piece is that it really delves … Continue reading Are you in a loving relationship?
Without a doubt, the greatest teachers in my life have been those individuals who stir my feelings up and trigger me like no tomorrow. The more they trigger me, the more they unknowingly encourage me to look inwardly and question why it is I respond that way. I've also noticed that two people can say/do the … Continue reading Enemies or teachers?
If I was given a dollar for every time I've been told, 'you're too naive, you only see the goodness in others,’ I'd be so rich right now. I’ve been told this as if it’s a bad thing—that apparently it’s a dangerous way to navigate the world with my heart open. Yet I could never … Continue reading A Hidden Cosmos
Before I met you, I could never understand how two people could share such a beautiful connection, yet not be together. Now I get it. Now I know what it's like to hold you in a special place in my heart, without tethering you. Without needing you to be mine. Over the past year, I've … Continue reading There is a difference.
When you believe that you are inadequate and unworthy of love and appreciation, this impacts on how you relate to others in your life. How you see yourself is how you think others see you—so when your mind is pervaded with self-doubt and criticism, you can’t help but think that others are judging you too. … Continue reading You are enough.