Many of us take a top down approach to our wellness thinking that if we change the way we eat, if we work out, buy ethical products then we are achieving wellness. Yet there is still an upsetting amount of judgement and shame that we put on ourselves and others and the initiative fails. Why is this? Changing your perspective might truly be the first step.
I Once Forgave Someone Because of Stars
My Forgiveness Story He was my high school bully, he was one of many. He stood out because he could reach the most vulnerable parts of me,… Read more “I Once Forgave Someone Because of Stars”
Untold Stories and Acceptance
This morning I was struck by the realization that while the internet can be a volatile and scary place, there are some people who have discovered safe little… Read more “Untold Stories and Acceptance”
Shame on You, for Being Who You Are
An introduction to the notions of guilt and shame. In Part one I share some of my experience, learn from Hester Prynn, notice the difference between guilt and shame, and propose that shame, like fear, is the the natural enemy of self-expression.
Voice of the Voiceless: Great Spirits
I am addressing those great spirits who face this violent opposition. Mediocrity is rewarded. This is true and this is real. Be mediocre and it will open many… Read more “Voice of the Voiceless: Great Spirits”