Learning how to mindfully be present and sit with the full range of human emotions.

How To Set Healthy Boundaries Around Vulnerability

In my last post, I shared about an experience that I had with vulnerability and how it left me feeling anxious and sick to my stomach. Let's be honest, most of us don't like feeling vulnerable. One thing we don't realize is that vulnerability isn't an all or nothing thing. There are times when putting yourself in a position of [...]

2019-11-08T21:00:20+00:00September 29th, 2015|Being With Your Feelings And Emotions|

Are You Afraid To Feel Vulnerable?

My son texted me this picture from our recent trip to Peru and said, “ if I only knew how to use this Facebook thing…oh, wait I do!" My first reaction was a sense of panic, “oh my god what is he going to do with that picture of me?” My second response was, “I am going to kill my [...]

2019-11-08T21:00:36+00:00September 22nd, 2015|Being With Your Feelings And Emotions|

Distractions: The Great Escape

Distractions are a huge deal in our lives. For most people, they are either distracted and not present or not present because they're distracted. Either way, we need to take an honest look at the role that distractions play in our lives. What are distractions anyway? Distractions are things that prevent someone from giving full attention to something else. That [...]

2019-11-08T21:11:19+00:00February 7th, 2015|Being With Your Feelings And Emotions|

Are You Authentic With Your Feelings?

One of the biggest challenges that we as humans face, is our inability to acknowledge our feelings. Why is that? For many of us, we spend a lot of time and energy trying to hold on to the good feelings and just as much energy, or perhaps more, trying to avoid unpleasant feelings. The denial of our feelings causes all [...]

2019-04-26T20:24:57+00:00January 3rd, 2015|Being With Your Feelings And Emotions|

Forgiveness is ALL about Me!

I used to think that forgiveness was all about forgiving the other person for what they did to me, and then I realized that forgiveness is all about ME!  I thought it was all about accepting the situation and moving forward. The problem with looking at forgiveness from this perspective is that you don't ever truly forgive and you are [...]

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