Recovery and healing are not linear processes. Here’s the number one rule I’ve learned to help me navigate the long and looping journey.
We can release the toxic grip of shame by doing the opposite of what shame wants: stop hiding and expose the shame in a place of safety where it can be witnessed.
The breaking of something is usually the culmination of a process, rather than the inception. Things break the way they are built: over the long arc of time.
Every emotion we feel begins as a sensation in the body. When we try to suppress an emotion, or we don’t know how to process it, it remains in the body.
Growth is uncomfortable. Growth requires safe spaces. Which is it?
The answer is both. Because comfort and safety are not the same. Here’s the distinction, and why it matters.
When your nervous system gets hijacked, trying to push through and override it only makes the problem worse. Here are 5 strategies that can help you bring the system back online.
I spent the first 16 years of my career learning how to be an expert. Then I learned that everything I had been taught was wrong.