On Feeling Your Feelings

On Feeling Your Feelings

“Feelings are the language of the soul.” Sadly, many of us have been conditioned to stifle the language of our soul. From the early days of upset over being left to be “It” in a game of tag, to navigating our first heartbreak, most of us, at one point or another, have received messages like […]

On making conscious choices: What do you mean you don’t eat avocados?

On making conscious choices: What do you mean you don’t eat avocados?

We should never need to explain or feel guilty about making conscious choices for our health and/or mental health. People who truly love and care about us will support us and our choices—not question, taunt, or try to sabotage those choices. Sometimes, it feels hard, when people know us in one way—they come to expect […]

On Decision-Making: Just a leaf in a stream…

On Decision-Making: Just a leaf in a stream…

Do you get overwhelmed, making decisions? Or fear that you’ll make the ‘wrong’ decision, which gets in the way of you making any decision at all? Well, my friend, you are not alone! Rather than focusing on the finality of decision-making, resulting in a right or wrong direction, if we can shift our focus to […]

Driving Lessons

Driving Lessons

When we first moved to our new place, I had to tackle a driving maneuver that got me across four lanes of 60-80km/hour traffic in less than 500 metres—directly off of the highway. Each day, as I approached the exit, anxiety would increase to the point that I would sometimes even take the next exit […]

On Unbecoming…

On Unbecoming…

As it turns out, the journey of becoming is actually a whole lot more about unbecoming. It’s about unlearning past coping states that have become fixed and limiting traits. It’s about shedding the “shoulds,” whittling away at the walls, transgressing trauma, breaking down barriers, and defying society’s prescriptive roles and conventions. Unbecoming is a journey […]