I’m feeling so much grief right now. My heart feels heavy, yet hollow at the same time, like there’s a gaping hole right above my stomach. Tiny cracks seem to stretch out all over my body, making it difficult and painful to move. I sometimes can’t find the strength, courage even, to just do things, … Continue reading My Heavy, Hollow Heart
“Belonging is the innate human desire to be part of something larger than us. Because this yearning is so primal, we often try to acquire it by fitting in and by seeking approval, which are not only hollow substitutes for belonging, but often barriers to it. Because true belonging only happens when we present our … Continue reading Where Do I Belong?
Ah, avoidance – my constant companion and nemesis. One of the sources of my frustration and genuine interest at the same time. I used to love playing dodgeball as a kid and I was quite good at it, too. Little did I know that dodging / avoiding was a skill I’d carry with me well … Continue reading Dodgeball in Real Life (AKA Avoidance)
A recent night’s events made me wonder, once again, about the adequacy of my bullsh*t (BS) tolerance. I won’t bore you with the details of what happened, all that matters is that it didn’t make me feel great. I’ve always joked that my BS tolerance is quite high and that nobody needs to worry about … Continue reading Bullsh*t Tolerance