It was a good friend who totally “lost it” on me. He was angry about something which I had done and he took it to text messages to convey his anger.
I didn’t realize it at that time, but I grew up collecting the residual anger from my family and their recurring arguments. I realize now I was a child in training to become a narcissist.
And then there’s someone you may have forgotten. Your higher self. He (She) has always been there with you, quietly watching you, comforting you.
This was revealing as I had always assumed that anger is a default emotion for situations gone awry. It didn’t occur to me that my angry reaction was a reaction specific to me and…
Trauma experienced in childhood has a special ability to wound, especially when it includes emotional, physical or sexual abuse or neglect. The fallout echoes through the years and causes
Actually, resistance is just the body’s normal response to change. Any kind of change activates the part of you responsible for keeping you safe. It knows how to create safety for you, and it sees no reason to rock the boat.
Today, however, I feel I’m surrounded by a lot of people with similar values and interests. Some old and some new! I feel that I’m able to connect deeply with those…
Your standards are for you. This life is about your self-improvement. It’s about being strict with yourself and forgiving of other people.
What are the risks or the downsides of NOT taking control of your life? For allowing another year to pass not living up to your