Confessions from a Hospice Social Worker….

Somedays I am excited to go to work, bouncing around in the morning, singing to my dog, grounded in my sense of self and ready to share my energy and space with others. Other days I am resistant, depleted, unmotivated to even get out of bed and engage with the world. Today I am indifferent.…

Step 2: Explore Yourself: Personal Likes, Goals, and Passions

As you continue on your journey towards self discovery and a renewed and loving sense of self you may find that you are completely confused about your own personal likes, goals and passions. This is not uncommon. We spend the first quarter of our lives learning to be in a world with others based on…

Shakti and the Drunk

She opened her eyes and thought to herself, “Oh for goddess sake, not this shit again.” A car alarm sounded nearby, as the five story walk-up walls shook and the windows rattled due to a garbage truck completing the early morning route. The neighbor’s anxious, startled dogs barked loudly and a baby screamed for their…

shhhh

  Silence can be scary, creating fear in a confused moment.  Silence can be a gift, allowing reflection during chaos. Silence can create distance, a scary void of unspoken truths and misinformed lies. Silence can create space in a suffocating conversation, allowing breath instead of panic. Silence can be a weapon, used to dominate and…

Validation from a past me.

I was journaling today, for the first time this year, determined to resume my ritual of  daily journaling and I received an excellent message from my past self to continue to grow, manifest, and create a reality that is working for me. Creating healthy habits and routines are essential when manifesting your dreams and creating…