I am not resilient: A story of discovery and recovery

Should we be resilient? Or human? I am a human being. And until recently, I didn’t understand what that meant. So, this is my story of discovery and recovery, and my battle with being resilient. There was a traumatizing moment in my childhood where the playful curiosity immediately faded, and I began carrying the backpack of PTSD. I layered in expectations judgments and added trauma responses in my life, each like a brick added to the pack. Year after year, decade after decade, I created and carried my backpack of bricks. Each moment of my life was witnessed, experienced, and Continue reading

Knowing when it is time to let go

Knowing how and when to let go is one of the hardest things. Our emotions act as clouds above us, making it harder to see clearly. This can leave us confused and feeling that it is too hard. “The truth is unless you let go unless you forgive yourself unless you forgive the situation unless you realize that the situation is over, you cannot move forward.” – Steve Maraboli. So how do you know there is something to let go of? Signs that there is something to let go There is a conflict with your values Our values are a Continue reading