Category: Mental Health (page 1 of 34)

Finding Strength in Vulnerability – The Key to the Heart


Originally posted in 2015

To share your weakness is to make yourself vulnerable; to make yourself vulnerable is to show your strength.” ~Criss Jami

A discussion in a group sparked today’s post. One of the members posted a quote:

Believe that what makes you vulnerable also makes you beautiful.” ~ Brene Brown

The member in question felt this quote was not entirely true, and I can see where she is going with this. Continue reading

Agoraphobia- In distant space.

art by: ppawelczak

art by: ppawelczak

Stepping outside,

Everything closes in on me.

The vastness;

The distant space… separate. Continue reading



“Your hand opens and closes, opens and closes. If it were always a fist or always stretched open, you would be paralysed. Your deepest presence is in every small contracting and expanding, the two as beautifully balanced and coordinated as birds’ wings.
Rumi, The Essential Rumi

My heart races every morning when I wake up. The fear so intense, I hide under my covers until the monster disappears. In increments of 10 minutes at a time, I talk my way out of an imaginary sticky situation, and allow myself to not fight, or run away. Continue reading

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