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Loneliness

Loneliness

Loneliness A well of nothingness. A hollow ache, pleading to be filled. I’ve felt alone in a room full of people, even those close to me, just as I’ve felt lonely by myself. A longing for something I couldn’t name before, but tried to full 

The Souls Song

The Souls Song

My soul sings a song. I can hear it in the marrow of my bones. It’s a melancholy of remembrance. When I pause to listen, I feel it inside of me. The wanting of something that was. A gentle yearning to unfurl all of my 

To The Wounded Sensitive Ones

To The Wounded Sensitive Ones

The wounded sensitive ones often don’t even know they’re sensitive. You see, they’ve gotten really good at creating a hard shell to protect themselves. They are so far away from their sensitivity because it caused them great pain at some point. It’s been pushed to 

Returning To The Chrysalis

Returning To The Chrysalis

If only someone has told me this earlier on. Maybe someone did and I wasn’t ready to hear it. Either way, I loved that quote about the caterpillar emerging from the chrysalis transformed into a butterfly. I took it to mean that I’d have one 

The Felt Sense Of Safety

The Felt Sense Of Safety

We want to be seen, yet we retreat. We want to be heard, yet we stay quiet. We want to be felt, yet we suppress our feelings. We desire deeper connections, yet we stay in the shallow end. We sense there’s more, yet we stop 

Why I No Longer Believe That We Have To Love Ourselves First

Why I No Longer Believe That We Have To Love Ourselves First

Three and a half years ago I wrote an article for an online publication about why we need self-love before we can love others or receive their love. I truly used to believe this to be true, but as I’ve continued down my own healing 

And What If This Isn’t Here To Stay

And What If This Isn’t Here To Stay

And what if this isn’t here to stay. But to guide me through. That old part of me is afraid. Afraid that it will pull me down with it’s arctic grip on my wrists. Binding me. I feel that grip tighten as my chest heaves. 

This Is For The Quiet Ones

This Is For The Quiet Ones

This is for the quiet ones The highly sensitive ones. The introverts. The empaths. The shy ones. In a world full of the extremes of black and white. The grey is where your magic alchemizes. In a world full of people shouting for attention, likes 

Is It A Need For Alone Time Or Are You Socially Isolating?

Is It A Need For Alone Time Or Are You Socially Isolating?

Looking back over my history with an eating disorder, I can see various times when I withdrew and socially isolated. This lack of connection with others contributed to the depression I experienced.  I’ve been mulling over parts that can get confused as they have a similar 

Beware Of Spiritual Bypassing

Beware Of Spiritual Bypassing

The term Spiritual Bypassing was coined by the Buddhist teacher and psychotherapist, John Weldwood in the early 1980’s. As defined by John, it’s the tendency to use spiritual ideas and practices to sidestep or avoid unresolved emotional issues, psychological wounds and unfinished developmental tasks. Dr.