On June 16th I celebrated my birthday. I met the day with gratitude for the next chapter of my life. In the weeks leading up to my birthday, I was a little bummed to know I’d be spending most of the day alone. Last year, I celebrated with friends, and I hoped this year would […]Read More Celebrating My Birthday
Shadow work is the process of working with our shadow selves or the dark or unknown side of ourselves. Coined by psychiatrist Carl Jung, our shadow self is the parts of ourselves we suppress or ignore. Shadow work is doing the inner work to heal from past trauma. Doing shadow work helps us understand every […]Read More What is Shadow Work?
Journaling is the act of keeping a written record of our thoughts and feelings. I’ve kept a journal since I was 5 or 6. It was my introduction to writing. Back then, I wrote about things like being on punishment and not being able to go outside or how I was cleaning my room with […]Read More Journaling Tips for Beginners
Journal Prompt What is holding you back from going after what you want in life? I’ll be the first to admit that I allow fear and anxiety to hold me back. I’ve missed out on opportunities because the voice in my head that is anxiety convinces me not to go through with whatever I’ve been […]Read More Journal Prompt #7 – What’s Holding You Back?
I thought I would hate you. I thought after you pinned me against the wall and choked the life out of me that I would hate you. Truth is, I still loved you. For months I found myself still loving you. Still wanting to reach out to you. Still hoping you’d call. Still living in […]Read More A Letter to My Ex – One Year After Our Breakup