May we find solace in art. – Esmé Weijun Wang The ceilings sweep high above with natural light cascading downwards to meet us. Indistinct murmurs float from deep within. To escape the frenzy and find solitude, I leap […]
For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness. ― Ralph Waldo Emerson The world works in mysterious ways; never in my wildest dreams would I have ever thought to find myself experiencing the loss
Your body can stand almost anything, it’s your mind you have to convince. Dealing with an injury can go beyond just the physical components of healing. It can require a great mental journey to fully heal as well.
Time doesn’t heal all wounds, it just gives them space to sink into the subconscious, where they will still impact your emotions and behavior. What heals is going inward, loving yourself, accepting yourself, listening to your needs, addressing
“You have within you, right now, everything you need to deal with whatever the world can throw at you.” ~ Brian Tracy Dealing with death is difficult no matter the situation. Unfortunately, it is something my wife and
“In Japan, broken objects are often repaired with gold. The flaw is often seen as a unique piece of the objects history, which adds to it’s beauty. Consider this when you feel broken.” Like anyone, I have suffered
The Specific Carbohydrate Diet. The Low-Histamine Diet. The FODMAPS Diet. The Gluten Free Diet. The Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free, Soy-Free, Sugar-Free, and everything but salmon and spinach free Diet. The eat whatever you want diet, because no matter what you
“You can’t avoid pain but you can choose to overcome it.” – Paulo Coelho Pain. We all have it. It is the residual aching from loss, failure, and betrayal. It is having to live with the mistakes you’ve
I was suicidal in my teens. The harsh social environment of high school, added to an explosive relationship with my parents and topped off by the shame of keeping hidden my own molestation as a child, weighed on me.
“Survival can be summed up in three words – never give up. That’s the heart of it really. Just keep trying.” – Bear Grylls I survived the agony of child sexual abuse. Twice. Once at the age of