Fixing the Unfixable

Fixing the Unfixable

Photo by Thiago Matos from Pexels Many who grew up in scary and unsafe homes believe they are broken and unfixable. Here’s what I believe. You, me, and everyone else were born as perfect, whole, and complete human beings. But some of us were born into lives that had...
Approval.  The Consolation Prize

Approval. The Consolation Prize

Photo by Andrea Piacquadio from Pexels I heard Byron Katie say that if she had a prayer, it would be, “God save me from the pursuit of love, approval and appreciation.” That got my attention.  She went on to say that the effort we put into getting love, approval, or...
Can’t Decide?

Can’t Decide?

Photo by Victoria Borodinova from Pexels   You need to make a decision. Opportunity will pass you by. The deadline is lurking. The pressure is on. But you can’t decide! Why not? Instead of teaching you one more strategy to get yourself to do what you...
Recovering True Self

Recovering True Self

Photo by James Sutton from Pexels Who do you think you are? When I first heard that question, it didn’t really land as an invitation to consider life’s deeper mysteries.  It felt a lot more like a challenge or a threat. Apparently, I thought I was someone who could...
Adult Child Shame

Adult Child Shame

Image by John Hain from Pixabay When you look in the mirror, how do you feel toward who is looking back? For me, it seems to vary each time I look. At one time, I couldn’t tolerate looking in the mirror at all, other than to make sure there was nothing on my face or...