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There are No Rules

Last night I had quiet dreams, which was a stark change from the previous two nights. I had dreamt of a conflict with a good friend, who was so arrogant that she couldn’t even acknowledge that I was upset, which was infuriating. 1,260 more words


A Healthy Self-Care Plan

Have you ever heard someone say, “you have to take care of yourself before you can take care of anyone else?”

…before you can take care of someone else?” … 612 more words


Self-Reference | Finding your Why

This blog is about my journey toward self-love. When I started it, I had just discovered that my childhood was emotionally abusive. Maybe that sounds like a “duh” moment, but like so many victims of abuse, I didn’t recognize that the treatment I was receiving in my own home was abusive. 748 more words


I Exchanged my Car

If I were to have said, “I sold my car,” (which I did) you would have likely said, “are you getting a new one?” or “why?!” … 541 more words


Sometimes It's Better to Be Stupid

Because of the concerted effort of therapists over 2 or 3 generations, scouring and shaping the collective human soul as steadily as ocean waves in ceaseless rows grind the beach sand, certain words and their associated ideas have eroded from recognition as we enter the 21st century. 2,111 more words

Searching For GSOT

Pointing the Camera at the Monitor – An Answer

Here are my answers to the puzzle about what happens when we point a camera at its monitor. The problem has a flavour of infinite regress about it, and sounds a little like a Buddhist koan – a question designed to make us realise (amongst other things) the limitations of logic. 4,338 more words


Self-Reference: Just Be

The day I learned that victims of emotional child abuse view life (behaviors in others & themselves) through a distorted filter, my perspective shifted. Like those memes floating around Instagram & Twitter (the mannequin project?), I felt the past 36 years of my life pause while I had a 360 degree view of what’s going on around me. 850 more words