Your Anger is Welcome Here

Your Anger is Welcome Here

Last weekend, I had a long list of things I knew I “should” be doing, but instead of being all productive and motivated, I found myself wandering around my home, listless and unmotivated. I’d walk to the fridge multiple times in an hour, looking for...
What Does it Mean to Do Your Inner Work?

What Does it Mean to Do Your Inner Work?

Have you ever noticed how we’ll sometimes do anything, no matter how absurd or self-destructive, to avoid doing our inner work? Almost as if a part of ourselves is longing to wake up, heal and be free … while another part actively tries to protect us from...

The Art of Suffering

Suffering is not always a bad thing. It’s what we do with our suffering that actually matters. Sometimes, we rush in to fix, help, advise and alleviate suffering – whether our own or someone else’s – far too quickly.What do I mean by that?We...

Share the Emotional Load

When you were younger, were you ever sent to your rooms with instructions to “pull yourself together” and to come back out “when you’re in a better mood” – or some version of that event? I was. Did you somehow pick up the message...

How to Process Your Emotions

Processing emotions means literally allowing the feelings to move through your body, swelling up to a crescendo and moving the energy out of your system. As I was talking about the importance of processing emotions as opposed to stuffing them, repressing them, coping...