Category: Humans Being

Conversations That Matter

Letting people know they matter to us doesn’t always look like words of praise.Sometimes it looks like delivering a piece of communication that has been buried within us asking to be known to the receiver, but we can’t find the courage to say, “I messed up, I made a mistake, I wasn’t my best self …

Feeling Free

There is nothing wrong with anger or any other feeling — feelings are meant to be felt.Often though, we are used by them; because we avoid them, thinking it will keep us from pain, when really, it causes more pain and suffering.I’ve found that the only way is through. The more you try to go …

The Power of Words

Just like a smile, words are contagious.We can use them to build things and people up or break them down.They have an energy to them. From the conversations that you have with the people who are closest to you, to the stranger on their cell phone whose conversation you can’t help but overhear.Words flow out …

Questions We Ask Every Day Without Even Realizing It

I believe that at our deepest level there is a desire to be seen, to know that we’re gotten and that we matter. Beyond our masks, our opinions, perceptions of what the “truth” is in our world. Human to human connection — not race, religion, politics or any other label that defines who we are.When you strip …

Breaking Through Your Fear

We have several conversations during the day with ourselves about what we want and think we can achieve. Sometimes we box ourselves in and can’t see a way to break through that box.Once we acknowledge that it’s there and start banging up against that box it becomes scary. The sides begin to crack and pieces …