Category Archives: Emotional Intelligence/Emotions

Soul-searching through self-worth

I took a bit of a break from writing this past month. I wanted to write about a few things I had been reflecting on, but it just wouldn’t fully surface the way I wanted it to. I took that as a sign that I needed more time to work through the thoughts and allow everything to work its way

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Anger – The misunderstood emotion

Anger is very misunderstood. But it doesn’t have to be. Once we, as a society, begin understanding the reason behind why we experience anger as human beings and what it really means internally, we can then truly accept that anger can be a part of our lives in healthy ways. Anger is part of being a human being. There is

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A day in the life of a deeply feeling soul

“Highly sensitive people are too often perceived as weaklings or damaged goods. To feel intensely is not a symptom of weakness, it is the trademark of the truly alive and compassionate. It is not the empath who is broken, it is society that has become dysfunctional and emotionally disabled. There is no shame in expressing your authentic feelings. Those who are

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My Post-Traumatic Growth

Sometimes we need reminders of how far we have come and how deep the hole was that we dug ourselves out of. Today was one of those days as Facebook reminded me of a post I had made on September 30, 2015, at 1:12 am. It went something like this… “I wish my mind worked correctly. I’m so sick of

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You’re so negative…

I swear I’m going to scream if one more person says I’m being negative just because I don’t have the same opinion as them, disagree with them or express myself differently! I tend to piss people off and I’ve been attacked on a few occasions because of it.   One of my favorite paraphrase’s (because the quote itself and who

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Don't be afraid to share your struggle

One thing you’ll start to realize about me, the more you read on about what I write, is that I’m not afraid to talk about my struggles. I struggle to overcome a lot internally. And I’m not afraid to show it. I’m aware of the current trend right now of people posting everywhere all of their positive experiences and the

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Recognizing signs of abuse and how it influences our inner voice

It can be really difficult to recognize if you’re being mistreated or manipulated by another, especially if you care for or love them. You could be living as though this is normal to be treated in this particular way and not even see that it’s harmful. Most people don’t recognize abuse. Or deny it. Or say that it’s just a

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