Tag: Narcissistic Abuse

Reflecting on Tools: Writing vs Sports

When one is building a new skill, it’s necessary to minimise as many factors as possible. For instance, I have been leaning on sports for as long as I can remember as an emotional processing tool. Yes, I love sports. Yes, sports make me… Continue Reading “Reflecting on Tools: Writing vs Sports”

I’ll admit it, I isolate myself

I’ve been thinking about my 3-week cycle. I’ve been thinking about WHY I push people away. I’ve also been thinking about deep and meaningful connections. And then also how social media has made the world crazy by amplifying emotional (vs rational) reactions to just… Continue Reading “I’ll admit it, I isolate myself”

I do not negotiate with terrorists.

I’ve been pouring my heart and soul into my writing these last few weeks. Most of the words are not public… I reached some new territory for my processing and needed to give myself some personal space. I have found that writing makes me… Continue Reading “I do not negotiate with terrorists.”

Healing starts with​ “No Contact”

I knew that sharing my story was a double-edged sword. The tougher the challenge, the sweeter the reward. I believe that with all my heart! My deep dive into my pain did other things that I hadn’t planned. Perhaps it’s because of the same… Continue Reading “Healing starts with​ “No Contact””

Poop + Sugar ≠ Brownies

Building Block: ROSE-COLORED LENS It took me YEARS to build a rose-colored lens. It was not easy to train my mind to find the good in every situation. I can laugh because some people call it a silver lining. Others call it annoying optimism.… Continue Reading “Poop + Sugar ≠ Brownies”

Letter of Gratitude: Bonnie​

Dear Bonnie, We have never met in person but our souls crossed paths on Facebook. You commented on a post that encouraged people to embrace ALL emotions, not just the pleasant ones. Of all the comments, yours resonated with me for a number of… Continue Reading “Letter of Gratitude: Bonnie​”

Letter of Gratitude: My readers

Dear Readers, Thank you. Thank you for passively (or actively) following my journey. I’m over the moon with love and humbled at the same time. (37 countries!!!) I’m not certain that I’m deserving of your time but I appreciate you joining my journey. I… Continue Reading “Letter of Gratitude: My readers”

Poem: Do you know how it feels

Do you know how it feels when every part of your being says NO but your heart says JUST ONE MORE CHANCE Do you know how it feels when you use language like “You need help” or “You are embarrassing yourself” Do you know… Continue Reading “Poem: Do you know how it feels”

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