This is What to Do with Drama and Struggle

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This is What to Do with Drama and Struggle

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This is What to Do with Drama and Struggle

“It’s not somebody’s fault if their father was an abusive alcoholic, but it’s for damn sure their responsibility to figure out how they’re gonna deal with those traumas and try to make a life out of it.” Will Smith

 

A friend and former mentor of mine said something yesterday that was brilliant. She said:

“You don’t get to decide whether or not the drama shows up.

You get to decide what you do in the midst of that drama.”

It reminded me of the Will Smith video that’s been making the rounds on Facebook ...continue reading...

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A Cry for Help: When Your Marriage is in Trouble, the Distance Grows Wider and You get Rebellious

“If your marriage is in trouble, can you weather the storm?” Grey’s Anatomy

 

When we’re in pain and we feel stuck or trapped in that pain, we can get a little rebellious. When we’re frustrated because our marriage is in trouble, we can start doing things we don’t normally do. And it’s a cry for help, in its own way.

Juli had been feeling disconnected from her husband for a long time. He didn’t know what was wrong. He just knew she had been going out with her friends more often and drinking more wine than usual. He didn’t ...continue reading...

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Permission to be Happy

“You’re worried about how you’re going to feel at the end of your life? What about right now? Live. Right this minute. That’s where the joy is at!”   ~Abigail Thomas

The Huffington Post republished an article from Collective Evolution entitled, “The Top 5 Regrets of the Dying” and I’ve decided to create a blog post about the ones that really speak to me, delving further into the how these regrets exist in our lives today, but are suppressed until the promise of living no longer exists. We each have the power to make changes in our lives now so ...continue reading...

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The Struggle We Don’t Discuss

The Struggle We Don’t Discuss

“We cannot ignore our pain and feel compassion for it at the same time.” ― Brené Brown, The Gifts of Imperfection: Let Go of Who You Think You’re Supposed to Be and Embrace Who You Are

I feel like there’s something we’re not talking about; like there’s this small shadow of an elephant in the midst of our conversations and relationships.  Maybe if we don’t talk about it, we won’t give it life.  The problem is that if we don’t talk about it, we will either create a numb existence for ourselves ...continue reading...

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