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The Sweetness of Our Aching Grief is Love That’s Blossomed into a Garden

Photo by 2 Bro’s Media Feelings are weird.  They can hide so deeply in the crevasses of time and denial, that you believe you don’t feel them at all anymore. Until a little sticky reminder floats along and yanks them all back out. Like pulling a dead tooth. Finally, you see: Oh. THAT’S what wasContinue readingThe Sweetness of Our Aching Grief is Love That’s Blossomed into a Garden

Toxic Shame: The Insidious Black Hole that can Rot Our Mental Health

Thumbnail: Priscilla du Preez “Shame, when toxic, is a paralyzing global assessment of oneself as a person. When severe, it can form the lens through which all self-evaluation is viewed… Everyone experiences shame at some time, but not everyone is ruled by toxic or overwhelming shame. Some researchers suggest that shame comes about from repeatedlyContinue readingToxic Shame: The Insidious Black Hole that can Rot Our Mental Health