Lately I’ve been feeling a strong urge to integrate – to gather up past selves and own her awkward moments, her poor decisions, and her burned bridges with the hope of finding some continuity there.
The lonely island of normal
“What a lonely island you’ve been,” the therapist brimmed with compassion, her head tilted to one side and a small furrow forming between her brows. It was the end of … Continue reading
Why don’t we hang out at each other’s houses anymore? Do you remember when you were young and you had no money? Maybe you had a bike or parents who … Continue reading
Forgiving someone who hurt you
When you hurt someone and humble yourself to say sorry and ask for forgiveness, you want everything to go back to the way it was. If they forgive you, then … Continue reading
Ditching the badge of honour
Have you ever looked at someone and felt irked, even though they were minding their own business? Look at those fit girls with their tans, topknots and Lorna Jane lycra. … Continue reading
The secret to success in life
What does it mean to be a successful person? I read an article the other day that discussed how much can be gained from staying off Facebook for a week. … Continue reading
Monsters are real
Monsters are real and they live in your head. Just because you can’t see them, doesn’t mean they don’t exist. “In your head” is as real a place as any. … Continue reading
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