Desire Is Not Respect: Attraction + Trauma Bonding

Something that's changed for me significantly in the past few years is the way I approach attraction and romantic interest. This is quite encouraging for me because experiencing frequent bouts of depression sometimes makes me feel that everything is stagnant and that there's no point to anything; so it's really nice to feel like despite … Continue reading Desire Is Not Respect: Attraction + Trauma Bonding

Thoughts On… Healing As An Obstacle To Success + Fulfilment

I think it's important to treat yourself kindly; to speak nicely to yourself, to be loving. One thing I noticed when I practiced a week of self parentingĀ is that when I refrained from speaking negatively and critically to myself, I felt less compelled to be so judgemental with others. This knock-on effect blossomed like a … Continue reading Thoughts On… Healing As An Obstacle To Success + Fulfilment

Self Care + Self Protection – Setting Intentions

The scope of concepts, subject matter and self help techniques already covered on this blog is quite large; so for the next two similar concepts, I'll be exploring them simultaneously. Self care and self protection bring the practicalities of parenting to mind - meeting a child's fundamental needs. In my resource for self-esteem growth, it … Continue reading Self Care + Self Protection – Setting Intentions