Category Archives: Shame

Update on my father

He was moved to hospice yesterday. I told my mother and she is, as expected, cold and critical and she started in on being mean and nasty to me.  Her hatred of my father doesn’t even end when she knows … Continue reading

Posted in Death, Father Loss, Fathers, Grief and Loss, Grounding, Healthy detachment, Narcissistic Mothers, Narcissistic Parents, Shame, Soul wounds | Tagged , | 15 Comments

Preliminary thoughts on creativity, energy, and fear

This is a post that arose out of a discussion I had with Diana in the previous post about Expanding Perspectives Through Blogging.  What I said in response to one thing she mentioned is just the tip of the iceberg … Continue reading

Posted in anxiety, Artist, Bipolar, Bipolar Misdiagnosis, Complex-PTSD, Gifted Adults, Hashimoto's Thyroiditis, Healing, Intensity, Kay Redfield Jamison, Manic Depressive, Moods, Shame, True Self | Tagged , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Pretty hate machine

A song came to mind yesterday when I was thinking about a fellow bloggers post: Human Potential, Human Cruelty (Or: How Meditation and Behavioral Therapy Kept Me From A Killing Spree) He wrote: “As a punk kid coming up with seemingly … Continue reading

Posted in Anger, Broke Down Spirit, Buddhism, Complex-PTSD, Connection, depression, Disconnection, Grief and Loss, Highly Sensitive Person, Mindfulness, Motherhood, Radical Acceptance, Radical forgiveness, Shame, Tara Brach | Tagged | 2 Comments