Category Archives: My thoughts

Running as a metaphor

I go out for a run. It is a holiday and I am aware that there are fewer cars on the road. Yet I keep in my place. At some point I realize that I could take the lane. Still, … Continue reading

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Mindfulness

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I want to be seen

I was in pain, but I was doing everything my life required. I just wanted someone to say…wow, you do so much and suffer from such pain. I wanted to be seen for the extraordinary soul I was. I actually … Continue reading

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Always this

https://onbeing.org/blog/the-gift-of-presence-the-perils-of-advice/

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How to Release Emotions Stuck in Your Body and Let Go of the Pain – Tiny Buddha

Unprocessed emotions get stored in our organs, muscles, and tissues. They lead to inflammation, chronic health problems, and emotional imbalance. — Read on tinybuddha.com/

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Memoirist: Evangelical Purity Movement Sees Women’s Bodies As A ‘Threat’ : NPR

In Pure, Linda Kay Klein reflects on the “deep, long-lasting shame” caused by churches that claim women and girls are responsible for the sexual desires of men. — Read on http://www.npr.org/2018/09/18/648737143/memoirist-evangelical-purity-movement-sees-womens-bodies-as-a-threat

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The first step to change is suspending disbelief

in working with patients, I run up against so much disbelief. “Depression is a chemical imbalance” meaning what good is this CBT thing? And I will always hurt. Nevermind that science shows incredible responses to change in thinking or manipulating … Continue reading

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