Denying Expression of Emotions At an early age, I learned to deny my self expression. I heard from my parents and other adults that I was such a great kid because I was quiet. I think that was part of the reason why my dad adored me. My dad often got angry, and the less […]
Self-compassion is being kind and non-judgmental to oneself. To show compassion to oneself is to alleviate one's suffering.
A breakup is a rite of passage. It is transformative. We are never quite the same after it. The breakup process is painful and disorienting. We, as initiates, are thrust into unfamiliar territory of deep fear, and we are clueless on how to maneuver it. I experienced this initiation when my ex and I ended […]