I used to think that recovery was leading me to something beautiful. But it’s lead me to nothing but emotional pain. Maybe my concept of beauty needs revision. -Michele Whitney It’s the last day of the March National Blogger Posting Month (Nablopomo) challenge. And I have done it! I am patting myself on the back! … More Last Day…To Be Continued…
So now that we are aware of what triggers our abandonment issues and we are able to identify the feelings that come up and why…what do we do with those feelings? In yesterday’s post, I immediately went into judgmental mode after I acknowledged feeling abandoned after finding out that my best friend was pregnant. I … More Are You Thinking What I’m Thinking?
The other day I talked about the process I use when dealing with my own abandonment issues. The process goes something like this: Understand the trigger Become aware of the emotion (feeling) Feel the feelings Let the negative thoughts come up Re-frame negative thoughts/Modify the unhealthy behavior This process can be used for any difficult … More Are You Feeling Me?
I usually type my posts at night and set them to post for the morning. But I’m not going to make it. Long day. So I will do a quick post and continue with the good stuff tomorrow. As a part of my psychological and emotional healing and continued spiritual growth, I practice aromatherapy. Before … More Exhausted…Aromatherapy anyone?
Is there any hope when dealing with abandonment issues? Will I ever wake up and not have this overwhelming fear of being abandoned? How do I ever get past the anger and fear that I experience when my abandonment issues are triggered? Those are all really good questions. I wish I had concrete answers. I … More I Am Aware – I Am Not Invisible
Happy Monday! I can’t believe that it is the last week of March, which means it is the last week of the National Blogger Posting Month (NaBloPoMo) challenge for this month. But for me, this is not the end, it is really the beginning. I have been very blessed by the community of bloggers and … More Last Week of March and Versatile Blogger Award
Whether you think you can or whether you think you can’t, you’re right. -Henry Ford “We ask ourselves why we’re so down on ourselves. We remember that regardless of how others treat us, we are children of our Higher Power. Our Higher Power believes in us. Our Higher Power put us here to accomplish something. … More Spiritual Awakening Sunday – “Self-Fulfilling Prophecy”