My dad leaving, in no exaggeration, ripped a part out of my core. I have spent years focusing on stitching that gap. Therapy, Yoga, isolation from any friendship or relationship that triggers unwanted feelings. What I did not focus on is, when my mind wanders to that forest of doubt and insecurities, to train myself to not harvest there.Read more...
There's a line I love from the wonderful movie The Peaceful Warrior: "Sometimes you have to lose your mind before you come to your senses." Movement can take us out of our mind, and help engage our senses in a way that can be elusive through stillness.
This is for the rejected heart, the heart that aches with simultaneous anger and sadness, the heart that slows to the breath of aloneness and change, the heart of impermanence. The unrequited heart. The heart that wants and yearns and breaks.Read more.
Your weirdness will make you stronger. Your dark side with keep you whole. Your vulnerability will connect you to the rest of our suffering world. Your creativity will set you free. There's nothing wrong with you