Yesterday morning I was feeling low about decisions I had made that are not turning out as well as I had hoped. The book club I tried to start did not attract others, and a redecorating project in the bathroom is having mixed success. Last night I did not sleep well, which had more to… Continue reading Maybe I Should Not Make So Many Decisions
This spring I have been developing an idea that a strong community could be helpful in helping to keep negative prediction cycles from seeming useful. A number of my control the moment schemes have to do with finding a Plan B. If I had strong ties to neighbors and knew that I had people who… Continue reading A Community Idea
Last night I was reading more of “How Emotions are Made” by Lisa Feldman Barrett and received a reminder that what I wrote yesterday is only true from a conscious mind perspective. She writes that anxiety and stress must also be seen from a bio-chemical and neuro-pathway perspective. So while I did have introspective, identifying… Continue reading A Holistic Reminder
Recently I have been working to identify emotional wounds surrounding the moves from town to town that my family made when I was small. I would like to share my method of identifying and healing from the last week with you. I started with asking someone who knew my family at that time for her… Continue reading How I Heal
Yesterday I finished a major writing project and it felt so good. I will have other tasks ahead linked to the project, but finishing the writing part gave me a real sense of accomplishment. Do you enjoy the feeling of accomplishment when it comes from a self-started project? It gives me a real boost in… Continue reading Finishing Feels Good
Over the weekend I drove a few hours. As a result, I had time to think and came up with a more visual explanation of my idea of how anxiety (negative predictions and perspective that leads to controlling) is not the actual problem. I want to show how what needs healing are the wounds, unmet… Continue reading New Graphic
I have been having trouble lately trying to figure out which projects to start around the house and around town. The trouble has been that I can’t seem to figure out whether I want to do each project enough to see it through to completion. I was waiting for a sense that this project was… Continue reading Is What Do I Want the Same as What Do I Deserve?