We can do only the physical work to heal and neglect the emotional work or we can do the emotional and neglect the physical. Doing one or the other might only take us so far. I have noticed that working with my physical body is making it a bit easier to work with my emotional... Continue Reading →
If we sincerely want to see child abuse end and if we want to see better quality adults, it's starts in validating survivors' experiences and feelings as real. Validation, if sincere, helps people heal. A healed person is likely to become a productive member of society and very unlikely to create more victims.
The best way to get people to go atheist is to delegitimize God through fundamentalist organized religion. The best way to get people to eat on a certain diet is by manufacturing unbelievable claims and unhinged people to represent the opposition. The best way to get people to become liberal is by manufacturing an unsavory... Continue Reading →
You have to understand WHY people turn out the way they do in order to get to a point where you no longer condemn them. Condemnation is merely the result of not understanding the reason behind other's behavior. When we understand, we create a place for compassion to be born. When we understand, we can... Continue Reading →
I am reading THE MOST depressing nonfiction book right now and yet since I started reading this book, I am feeling more connected. Maybe it's a coincidence, but every time I read it, I just feel more and more like myself. My energy is positively shifting everyday; the more I read it, the more shifts... Continue Reading →
Over the years, I have developed my own measuring stick to see if someone might be genuine or not. I am more likely to give unpopular ordinary people a chance. The truth is offensive, inconvenient, unpopular, controversial, painful and what eventually liberates us. The more challenged you feel by the information, sometimes this might mean... Continue Reading →