Missed the intro? Read Part One Here In the last few years I’ve learned a lot about how my anxiety became so hardwired into my being, and how it shows up in so many places in my life today. Places I never had considered anxiety could live. Behaviors I never had the language to a … Continue reading HERE
There’s really nothing like dual pandemics to invite in some reflection, is there? There’s really no escape. Nowhere to go to reset. No friends to visit. No hugs. No water cooler to gather ‘round. No community to be in and with. Not a whole lot to do to occupy the mind, except for all the … Continue reading Falling
I hope they are able to look back, look now, and look later, and know that they are enough just as they are. What I hope to teach them, instead, is to pivot without attachment, to regulate their own emotions, and to empower them to be them.
But I can’t keep showing up for everyone else when I’m not showing up for myself. I can’t. I physically cannot. I emotionally cannot. I mentally cannot.
I have got to RELENTLESSLY ATTEND TO MY OWN SELF CARE.
I had lots of topics to write about in my head early today. Lots of emotions. Lots of processing. Lost of word vomit I wanted to spew into my whitespace. I had started several pieces, made some notes, generated some sentences and gathered my thoughts. I went to lead my College classes this afternoon, prepared to … Continue reading UNION
All week last week I was feeling anxious. Unstill. Struggling to stay in the moment, any moment. I let my classes out early. I rushed everywhere and was still late. I wore a watch, and checked it, even during yoga, which I left. . . early. Twice. I checked the time even when assisting. I … Continue reading BE HERE NOW