Tag: relationships

bricks and sand

you can’t build a life (or a meaningful relationship, a business, or self-mastery) all at once….


outside of enmity

it doesn’t matter who i want to help, or heal, or fix, or love, if i can’t do it for me….


unsettling

they say don’t settle; it’s better to be alone than to compromise. there is truth in that, and there is weight. in the process of not settling, we can become unsettled, and isolationist. we also put it upon our own self to discern emotional wisdom without an essential objectivity. humans are interdependent, social, energetic, spiritual…


cloak and dagger

it’s interesting the energies that can emerge when we’re in the company of others, especially our would-be catalysts; the masks that suddenly show up, the scripts that suddenly start running, the triggers that unravel, and the cognitive dissonance that can disrupt a basic conversation. afterwards, we might not even recognize that alien entity that just…


pain is learning. love is wisdom.

it’s not easy to trust someone with your pain. nor is it worthwhile trying to convince someone to trust you with theirs. these things take time. often, we choose to jump to negative conclusions when we don’t understand or interpret well the actions of those we care about. in these times, more than others, it’s…