Our emotional needs need to be met in a healthy way and not through another person. We think we need people to be there for us because we don't know how to, but what we really need is to reacquaint with our wounded selves. Because, there’s only so many times we can call in outside counsel for our peace of mind.
“But I won! The last time you and I met, I got you out of my head.” “I guess you took my nap for eviction.”
And it is the fear of stepping into one of those land mines that we’ve gotten into a habit of doing things such as softening our speech to sound more likable. We’ve started diminishing words, opinions and thoughts to ensure we don’t get labelled as Bitchy, Aggressive or just plain Dumb. We’ve started apologizing for taking up space, before asking a question.
The power, as I've realised, to complicate something to incomprehensible levels lies in our hands. I've also come across the fact that we tend to lose our minds when we hear something important, subjective to us or the people around us for obvious reasons, because something that is special for everybody is also something that isn't... Continue Reading →