I am never going to ride a bike again - I knew that the moment I stepped into the emergency room. I was eleven years old, clutching a broken arm, and royally pissed off at my rotten luck. And I was right. After that accident, I never rode a bike again. Ever. For a while,… Continue reading Moving from Living a Life of Fear to Living a Life of Courage
"I'm going to disappear for a few days," I told my friends last Sunday, laying on the floor of my apartment. "I'm okay, I'm just going to disappear." For good reasons, I don't think they necessarily believed me. I was being a little dramatic that night and was quickly approaching an emotional meltdown. It had… Continue reading What Emotionally Brittleness Is, and Why It’s Important to Know How to Deal with It.
Recently on The Anxious Introvert's Facebook Page, I received quite a nasty comment from someone who considered my posts to be too emotional. She didn't want to hear about the Anxious Introverts of the world - perhaps emotional content left a bad taste in her mouth - and she was sure to let me know… Continue reading There’s Nothing Wrong With You: Living Everyday Life as an Empath
In a busy world, it's sometimes hard to catch your breath. Last week I explored dedicating my time and my full energy to yoga (and to other areas of my life, and if you missed it, you can check it out here). This week flows along that same vein but goes a little deeper into… Continue reading Breathe: 100 Days of Yoga Week 3
I'm reminded of a quote from the book Holes by Louis Sachar: "The second hole's the hardest." In the book (and the movie) the idea is that these delinquent kids are supposed to go out to this reform camp in the middle of nowhere to dig holes which are supposedly going to build better character… Continue reading Dedication: 100 Days of Yoga Week 2