feelings

Feeling alone

The feeling of being alone is the most frightening experience we can have.  For most of us, every moment of every day there are people around us.  Sometimes these people are within our personal space, sometimes they are beyond the walls of our homes, but there are always people around.  Yet even the the realization …

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Emotions

We spend huge amounts of energy trying to avoid showing or feeling emotions.  In doing this we deprive ourselves of a huge amount of joy in our lives. Emotions are not bad Despite what we have been taught, experiencing an emotion is not a bad thing.  Emotions are part of our being.  They are there …

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Rising above it all

Let’s face it, once in a while we all lose control of our emotions.  We all lose control of that wonderfully evolved person we have become.  It doesn’t matter how much work we have done to love everyone (from near, or perhaps far) the stuff of life sometimes just creeps up on us.  But there …

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The change in our lives

Heraclitus, the Greek philosopher said “There is nothing more constant than change.”  As with so many of these precious old sayings, this message resounds though our lives on so many levels.  What we think about change, what we believe about it, is what we receive. A source of sadness. Letting go of things we know …

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But did you hear me?

We define hearing as actually listening. Most of us would consider ourselves pretty good listeners.  Unfortunately what we most often do is quite the opposite of being good listeners.  Rather than actually listen for content, we most often listen to comment.  Our partners speak, but we do not hear their message, we only hear the …

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I am a fraud

I can look around me and see people I think have it all together, who have perfect lives and know exactly where they are going and what they will do when they get there.  These people scare me.   I look at my life and say to myself “I am a fraud; people think I …

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On Laughter

Laughter is the the heart smiling, isn’t that a lovely thought/feeling?  Look within  yourself when you laugh and see if your heart is smiling.  Almost certainly your heart will be smiling if it is true laughter. Laughter is known to help resolve many physical conditions, laughter lift spirits, and heals the spirit which has been damaged by …

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Did you get it?

Well, did you get it?  Did you get that something special you hoped was under the tree for you?  Did you get the appreciation for those gifts you lovingly purchased and prepared you hoped to get?  Did Christmas and the events surrounding Christmas Day fill you with joy and wonderful memories? I truly hope you …

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That’s Not YOUR Issue

We project.  We project our feelings.  We project our feelings on others, and hold them responsible for what and how we feel.  This is the basis of judgement towards other people.  If we are afraid that we do not drive as well as we think we do, we are very intolerant of other peoples driving …

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I am Outsider

I am all alone.  You don’t understand me.  Nobody understands me. Saturday is Valentines day and I don’t have anyone.  I am an outsider. There is nothing funny about these thoughts.  Right now hundreds of thousands of people are having these thoughts.  For some this idea of being an outsider will look just like any …

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