Tag Archives: anger

Invalidation cycle

Observations: Notice the energy in the room, full of spinning anxieties and pain. Notice your sense of “there isn’t enough room for me,” and witness yourself shutting down. Notice how you disqualify your own emotional experience, invalidate yourself. Notice that … Continue reading

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Inside Out

I finally went to see Pixar’s Inside Out! I took myself on a date this morning, when tickets are $6.99. I loved it. I loved the short clip, “Lava” — oh the desire for an old lonely volcano to have … Continue reading

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Feeling in my Self

It has been a day of so much emotion. Feeling so full, watching the waves of energy flow in and out of me, one emotion tumbling into the next and back again. I wonder, does everyone feel like this sometimes? … Continue reading

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Some positivity!

Beer and potato chips is an absolutely valid dinner on a Friday night. Nutritionally maybe not so healthy, but social-emotionally vital to health, especially done in the company of wonderful friends who love me, who see me, who accept me … Continue reading

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Developing awareness is frustrating!

It is. Because I am aware of how I am scrambling inside, scurrying around busy bee to avoid avoid avoid emotions. How I think I am avoiding anger and under the anger has got to be sadness; at this point … Continue reading

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Magical thinking

Grief is a complicated state. We all carry parts of ourselves from different ages trying to understand how someone so loved can be here one moment and gone forever the next. How do we make sense of it all? Age … Continue reading

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my masculine part

This is a brainstorm. Which is my half-assed apology for not having anything totally coherent to say. I’m exploring, I’m learning, I’m — okay, yes– “leaning in” to this. This— I could call it anger, or frustration, or an aggravated … Continue reading

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