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.
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.)
You want a great sex-life with your wife. You want your wife to desire you even more than you desire her. You want her to pursue you intimately. You want to feel like she wants to be there with you physically. You want her to be present and engaged in the moment. Am I on the right track so far?