You can still be in love and move forward.

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.

Thick skin.

“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.

Exercise: Setting boundaries & moving forward

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

Enemies or teachers?

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?