Hip, hip hooray!! I am not lazy, anti-social, or depressed. My exhaustion is real. It comes from my ability to feel what those around me are feeling, pretty much all of the time. It creates what I can only describe as a noise in my mind that sucks all the energy from my body and … Continue reading Empath Fatigue- A Real Thing!
I'd like to start a new trend. People often talk about their bucket list, but very few talk about what they don't want to do. Living with ongoing health issues and limited energy and focus after chemo, I have come to the realization that it is more important for me to not waste time and … Continue reading My Anti-Bucket List
Today I attended my first humorous yoga class, and it was amazing. I had heard great things about the teacher who was making a guest appearance at my studio, but I knew nothing about her, except that she was considered the "glitter queen". Everyone knew when she had been in a room, because glitter … Continue reading Humor & Yoga??
I have always enjoyed being alone. From as far back as I can remember I was just as content playing alone as I was playing with my friends. As a matter of fact, I cherished my time alone. I have many solitary activities that I enjoy, so being alone is never a problem for me. … Continue reading Alone or Lonely?
I hate talking on the phone. Not a mild dislike, but an intense loathing. It really upsets people, especially those over the age of 30. I was recently told I was harder to reach by phone then Donald Trump, to which I TEXTED "are you sure I'm not really him? Have you ever seen … Continue reading Please Don’t Call Me
Cousins. In my area there are 18 of us, so we have had some large parties. Growing up I had a love/yuck relationship with them. As a kid I remember my cousins coming to my house for the holidays, anticipating their arrival with a mixture of excitement and dread. Each gathering could go either way … Continue reading Cousin’s Christmas
I took remedial Geometry in 10th grade. I'm not sure how they knew this was a terrible subject for me, but they did. Having just come from, and loved, algebra, I wasn't very concerned about Geometry. Imagine my surprise when it just didn't seem to take. Apparently I am missing the spacial awareness chip, so … Continue reading Geometry And Yoga
As I learn more about the characteristics of Narcissists (narc's) I find I'm looking more carefully at the people in my life. As I look I see several full blow narc's, the worse of which are the covert narcissists; the one's who swear they have only my best interest at heart. Some examples of narcissistic … Continue reading The Covert Narcissist
The Battle of the Shame Angel versus the Self-Love Angel begins. Source: Shame vs. Self Love I've come to see my feelings of shame and my slowly growing self love as the good and bad angels sitting on each shoulder. Unfortunately, the Shame Angel is much, much stronger then my Self-Love Angel. This was never … Continue reading My Dysfunctional Angels
The Battle of the Shame Angel versus the Self-Love Angel begins.