It’s not just a word; it’s a way of thinking Some possible emotional wounds or needs that may act as 'receptors' for real or imagined toxicity. Photo by Photo by Susan Wilkinson Toxic has got to be the most used, the most diabolically powerful word of our times. It began with 'toxic masculinity', a term coined … Continue reading How To Use The Word ‘Toxic’ For Personal Therapy
Photo Credit: Lydya Nada on Unsplash He fumed and shoutedSmoking hate wisped off his tongueSpewing words I may not repeatAs they are lies I can never own He gave me the finger He wanted to unmake meDeny me my humanityAnd as though my heart a spongeSoak it in his hateAnd crowd out room for loveOf … Continue reading Sorry hate, your target is not vulnerable
And Three Tips to Help you Reinvent and Survive Photo by Brian McGowan on Unsplash Covid-19 destabilized existing socio-economic structures and disrupted our existence. With the systems that supported many lifestyles decimated, your life goals may have changed, moved, or disappeared altogether. Being unable to plan your future with certainty may leave you restless, feeling as if you’ve … Continue reading What Is The Coronavirus ‘Liminal Phase’?
Photo credit: choosingwisdom.org The rant Do not offend meI am them; I am theyI am she; I am heI am known; I am mysteryI am myself; I am not myself I do not know who I am Do not offend meI am ageing; I am youthfulI am ageless; I am growing I’m vibrant; I am … Continue reading Do Not, Offend me
I close my eyes, but sleep will not come. There are voices in my head. Her voices. Vibrant, sad, urgent, passionate. She wants to be heard. She has a pained smile, a fearless gaze, softened by the love in her heart.There is understanding in her eyes.Her hair is sometimes covered, sometimes blue, sometimes curly, sometimes … Continue reading She is fearful, she is courageous. And she wants to be known.