Can Relapse Bring Change?

This is a more lay it all out on the table post opposed to my typical short and sweet posts. I am in recovery, as you know, but there is a difference between attending a treatment center every day and being in recovery. What's the difference, you ask? Well, I'll tell you. Being in recovery is …

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What Water Can Teach us…

At the waterfalls,  I felt as if I was the only one there. I felt the strength, the power, the constant, never-ending flow rushing in front of me. It never gives up. Water is always flowing over anything in its path. Be like water. Always flowing and steady in its environment. I felt true bliss …

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The fire within

I have a fire within me and it burns for me. The beauty I see every day, the wonder just being happy because I decide to be, I cherish it. Why? Because this is a recent creation. The growth and connection I feel now has led me not to hide as much and to be …

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Do I Love Myself? Growth through Pain

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); *A look into my mind as it evolves from negative to positive* No, it's easier to love other people unconditionally. I don't love me unconditionally (getting there). I shouldn't be loved like other human beings. Judge All. I shame. I hide Away from compassion and realness. I feel worthless and …

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Movement can be Incredibly Healing

Mind-Body Class also is known as Yoga Listen to your body's needs and care about that. I cried because I didn't believe I care about my body. It didn't matter enough to be cared for. My body has no purpose so why am I living in the space. Hard truths that went on in my …

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How depression feels…

A dark smoke has fallen over my mind and body. I am paralyzed in my own head. What will set me free? I am the watcher, the controller of these thoughts. I notice them. I recognize the thoughts for what they are.. thoughts my mind has created. Why? To protect me from feeling past pain. In …

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Define Compassion

If I don't achieve these things it's ok. I am trying to create. I am living out my values and that is all I can ask for.   Define Compassion