All posts filed under: self love

{identity} living my best (authentic) life

Real talk. I have been a bit quiet with my writing and for once its not because I am afraid to share my voice. I have started my deep energy healing full throttle since January, and it is STILL going strong. As I continue to journal, meditate and grow, it feels as though I am peeling off a new layer of my true, authentic self.  A part of me I never knew existed.  It’s like I am meeting this new part of me for the first time, and learning that we are going to be life long friends.  I want to get to know this new part of me.  Be kind. Smile.  Ask questions.  I want to get to know her reaction to certain situations.  I am learning how she grounds herself when shit gets stressful. I am loving every moment of watching her walk tall, proud and confident. It brings me the most immense pride seeing her act upon her intuition and gut instinct, instead of what she thought was the “right thing to …

{journaling} Facilitating your own healing

I always used to be obsessed with journals. I guess it was the universe’s way to tell me to start writing down my thoughts and feelings on paper so I can facilitate my own healing. However, I would never write in them.  I would probably fill out a page, at most, but then leave it at that.  I couldn’t even re-gift it if I wanted to because I had already used one sad, lonely page.  Yet the collection of journals continue to grow.  For the past three months I have been undergoing some deep energy healing and it was benefited me tremendously, but nonetheless it’s still scary and doesn’t feel good, and I can’t help but wonder if that’s why I never wrote in all of those journals I have collected over the years. I think I just never really wanted to come face to face with my wounds and hurt from the past. Alas, I’m a little more than halfway through my first REAL journal (read: committed to writing more than just one page) …