Category: Emotions

What We Resist, Persists.

If we’re feeling an emotion, but not allowing ourselves to express it, that energy will only build in our body over time. We can try to suppress it, analyze it, or busy ourselves in order to distract from it, but until we actually face… Continue Reading “What We Resist, Persists.”

The Human paradox

Being Human Isn’t a prerequisite For Humanity. Having vision Doesn’t mean we can see. And hearing these words Doesn’t mean we will listen. These legs can choose to either run away, Or they can walk straight into the Fire Carrying those who cannot carry… Continue Reading “The Human paradox”

A Call to Men

In me, are all of the other men who have come before me. All those who have sacrificed their lives in the name of safety, of protection, of providing, of Love. Looking back through recent history, men have been sent to work on the… Continue Reading “A Call to Men”

The need for emotional self-responsibility

I feel like one of the most important things I’ve done for myself is learning how to objectively (and compassionately) observe my emotions. Often, when something outside of ourselves triggers us into a feeling, whether it’s anger, jealousy, fear, or any other uncomfortable emotion,… Continue Reading “The need for emotional self-responsibility”

If You Want To Save The World, Dive As Deeply Into Yourself As You Can.

Here are some ways to start: Question your thoughts. Ask why you are the way you are and what got you to this point. Reflect on your childhood and your relationship to your parents. Look at what you may have picked up from your… Continue Reading “If You Want To Save The World, Dive As Deeply Into Yourself As You Can.”

The Importance of Isolation.

I suppose I’ve always been a bit of a loner. Granted, I haven’t always enjoyed or appreciated being on my own, but it seems to be the default setting that I often return to. Lately, however, I’ve really been able to tap into myself… Continue Reading “The Importance of Isolation.”

Perspective is Everything.

What if we allowed our minds to remain open to different perspectives? Or at least entertained the idea that our perspective isn’t the only right one? What would happen? Our perspective is simply the way that we choose to see life. We base this… Continue Reading “Perspective is Everything.”

The War Between Head & Heart.

The society we live in isn’t conducive to being truly human. It wasn’t designed with our happiness and satisfaction in mind, but to instead keep us depressed. It puts us into debt, it makes us sick, it surrounds us with violence and hate, it… Continue Reading “The War Between Head & Heart.”

“Everyone around you is experiencing the collateral damage of living”

 – John Pavlovitz The other week, I listened to a woman speak about her problems for almost an hour. She’s been having an absolutely terrible year: severe illness for 6 months, emotional traumas, a bi-polar daughter who verbally abuses her, a stalking ex-boyfriend (like,… Continue Reading ““Everyone around you is experiencing the collateral damage of living””

Softness is a Superpower.

A little something I wrote, which was inspired by a quote I love: “Be soft. Do not let the world make you hard. Do not let the pain make you hate. Do not let the bitterness steal your sweetness. Take pride that even though… Continue Reading “Softness is a Superpower.”