This is what recovery from an eating disorder feels like to me. I’m living in a swamp – full of mud and quicksand, snakes and leeches, dripping with potentially lethal pitfalls, occasionally sparsely populated with beautiful flowers, bouncing bunnies and exotic ferns. I’m led to an impossibly wide river of fetid black waters and on … Read moreInto the light of recovery
When you truly get this, when this knowing hits home for you and you comprehend it 100% you are free! You are unplugged from the “matrix”, you are off the grid, you are outside the box…there was never any box to begin with.
You will sense that you are above the water when everyone else is drowning.
“There is no spoon”
Sounds like a no-brainer, right? Why would we need to know how to get more of what is good, even great for our lives? It seems as if this is something everyone would naturally want to do. For that reason alone, it’s something we should all be able to do If it was that simple, … Read moreHow To Get More Of What’s Good.
There is an enlightening post on Linkedin titled Busy Is The New Stupid by Ed Baldwin, a Human Resources strategist and consultant. It caught my eye. While reading it, I laughed aloud recognizing some of my own foolish attitudes outlined in the article. Who hasn’t heard themselves comment to friends and colleagues about how busy … Read moreSelective Is The New Smart
So, I cried. Yeah, it was over, and like a big baby, my tears flowed ruining my makeup. A stained doll of a woman, really. Tainted by a world that I didn’t really understand, yet understood completely. It was 3 o’clock, and I sitting at a traffic light when I let loose. I had held … Read moreNote to Self
Have you ever wanted to boost your personal skills but been held back for one reason or another? Maybe your department doesn’t have a training budget, and you can’t fathom the thought of throwing down $500 for a class. Maybe you’re not sure where to find the right class for you. Or maybe you’re simply … Read moreDestroy Negative Emotions With The Power Of Self-Regulation
One of the most current buzzwords in the movement of self-improvement is mindfulness. Psychology Today defines mindfulness as a state of active, open attention on the present. The actual practice of mindfulness is simple in concept, but challenging in practice. Choosing to view life in a new perspective is like building any other new skill. … Read moreMindfulness: The One Habit You Need Now for a Happier Life
PsychPerspectives posting on behalf of Yasminmay to raise awareness of brain injury. Author: yasminmay I awake with a startle. I can’t speak, I want to speak, but the sounds come out like a gurgle. There are lots of people around me, but they are people I don’t know. They are looking at my eyes and talking in hushed tones. … Read moreThe hidden injury.