Category Archives: Emotional Intelligence/Emotions

Fear and Courage

This past Mercury retrograde has been a doozy for me. This past month has been harsh energetically, really. I’ve been riding these waves of energy and diving even deeper into myself, practicing radical self-acceptance and getting to know my inner child more. But, with all the new revelations I’ve been discovering about myself and the amount of stuff I’m letting

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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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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.   One of my favorite paraphrases: “It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it as his own,” is my

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