Hate showed up in this space and reminded me quickly that the public writing world is similar to the energy and passion that goes into making my house a home and then leaving the front door wide open for anyone to walk in. A hate comment showed up here several years back. Writing was fun, until I saw it could be responded to with hate.
I heard the words “be kind to yourself” in a Yoga class, and my therapist brain realized how much our emotional health needs that same reminder.
Trauma....It’s a word that feels like we’re about to watch a scary movie, just minus the popcorn, and minus the choosing that this movie is now a part of your life.
There’s a POWER within you, a power you may be looking everywhere except within to find. But you can activate that POWER even today!
What to do with the emotional triggers in your life. Here’s to beginning the conversation we all need to have.
When my eyes begin to flood I often find myself throwing on a blanket full of workout clothes, some earbuds tight and loud in my ears, and some tennis shoes as tight as I can tie them. And then I run. I cry, and I sweat, and I run. Not because I’m super healthy and... Continue Reading →
It’s true that the body never forgets. Even those memories you just push and push and push and push down, the body just doesn’t forget. This week has given me my own example of watching my body feel what my brain just wants to go away.
(*Warning - this is a tough post on the reality of mental health awareness and a piece of my story connected to it, just to prepare yourself before you read it.)
My friend Sandra Weber is RELENTLESS! She is the host of The Relentless Podcast where she digs deep into helping her listeners learn more about being Relentless in their Physical, Mental, and Emotional Health. As a provider in Integrative Bodywork she sees first hand how the physical body and emotional health are interconnected. I help... Continue Reading →