Self-care Sunday ~ Dissociation

Dissociation means to “dissociate from the world” by losing consciousness. It involves detachment from one’s feelings and entire reality. Dissociation is an involuntary, instinctual, survival response conditioned in early childhood as a way of responding to trauma. Those who frequently dissociate are likely to have a personality disorder due to a serotonin deficiency. During aContinue reading “Self-care Sunday ~ Dissociation”

Flow Friday ~ open up

One of my goals this year is to open up more… Although I consider myself to be  open-minded, I can also be very closed in some ways. I have a hard shell around me. There’s a lot going on under the surface that I don’t always like to reveal. Sometimes this can get in theContinue reading “Flow Friday ~ open up”

Goals & ideas for 2020

The new year is the perfect time to set personal goals for yourself and come up with new ideas for the upcoming twelve months. By doing this: You are living a more conscious life. You are exercising control. You are shaping and molding your ideal self. Tips for goal-setting: Come up with about five orContinue reading “Goals & ideas for 2020”

QUIZ ~ What’s my spirit animal?

Read the following paragraphs and decide which one feels most relatable to you. Take note of the color and scroll down for the next set of instructions. You do not have to agree with every single statement. There is also a “grey” option to choose if you feel that none of the other colors fit.Continue reading “QUIZ ~ What’s my spirit animal?”

Exposed

You shined a light on me Revealing what I could not see Maybe I was dumb and naive Or maybe I was calculated and spiteful Honestly I’ll never know I feel so exposed, exposed, exposed You shined a light on my past Even my childhood days Revealing all the ways All the chaos I’d createContinue reading “Exposed”

Self-care Sunday ~ an introduction

As much as you may hear about “self-care,” most people do not truly understand what it means, or the importance of it. Self-care means to take care of oneself, to acknowledge your needs, to check in with your mind and your body. On autopilot mode, we tend to live too deeply in our heads andContinue reading “Self-care Sunday ~ an introduction”

Elements of the self

What is innocence? It is the ground, the soil of the earth. It is the very beginning. It knows nothing: neither right nor wrong. Everything simply is. There is no knowledge, no prior experience to build a solid belief system. It is the fool. It will accept everything without question, refusal, or denial — absorbingContinue reading “Elements of the self”

Day 18: post 30 facts about yourself

When I was about three-years old, I banged my forehead against a table and got 20 stitches. The scar is still there. I declared myself a vegetarian when I was in 7th grade even though I would have the occasional bacon or pepperoni, very rarely though. Then in the 9th grade I ate a chickenContinue reading “Day 18: post 30 facts about yourself”