Archive for June 2013

People who take your 'self' away from you

An acquaintance of mine, Sarah, wrote this beautiful post about the self…or the lack thereof. One part of it really stood out to me: I am depressed overly dramatic I am hungry gluttonous I am tired and overworked lazy I am sick weak I have anxiety lack faith I need affirmation whine too much I... Read more »

Going 'No Contact' to protect yourself from toxic people

Going 'No Contact' to protect yourself from toxic people
Toxic people are a little more insidious than toxic waste in that they don’t walk around with a gigantic biohazard sign around their necks. And honestly, in my opinion, the best way to deal with toxic people is by having the fewest possible interactions with them, going up to the point of “No Contact,” or... Read more »

I am (un)ashamedly an introvert

I’m an introvert. I tend to find excuses to get out of meeting up with people. It sounds fun in theory, but wait you mean you really do want to meet up? I consider Facebook conversations and commenting to be social interaction. When people strike up conversations in lines, I wonder, WTF are you doing?... Read more »
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Being grounded, yoga-style

Being grounded, yoga-style
Being grounded as an adult is so completely different from the definition of being grounded as a child.  As a kid, it’s a punishment. As an adult, it’s necessary to mental health. I have such a hard time understanding the concept of being grounded, though. I understand the principles of it, and the benefits. But... Read more »