Tag: feelings

owning the story

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my parents were never really able to be the emotional support, or conscious partner, that each needed from the other. they valued different things. they were never able to communicate these issues. they had children, so they powered through, but this too, was a mistake. they came from a different generation, one that was defined by struggle, enduring,…


change, or die

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life, is change. it is inevitable. if that’s a stressful idea, fraught with anxiety, it’s attached to some notion that anything in this place is anything but transient. you will “die”, so get on with living. the power is in having no expectations, or insistence, as to how anything we desire shows up in our…


valuable

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  just because something, or someone, isn’t available to you right now, doesn’t mean the desires and feelings aren’t valid. it’s a moment of/for honest reflection and deep realization. be grateful. honour yourself (and what you value) instead of berating, abashing, abandoning, or otherwise negating what is essentially, powerfully, good. it’s a safe place to…