Tag Archives: Friendship

Because sometimes I forget

I’ve officially been away from my scientific career for 10 years this month.  I’m not as devastated about that thought as I thought I would be. I wrote this blog post in 2009 on my blog Raising Smart Girls, and … Continue reading

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Accepting when it’s hard.

Yesterday, my best internet friend needed a month-long break from me. Not a couple of days, not a couple of weeks. But a whole month. I have separation anxiety. I know this is stupid and irrational. I KNOW I’d been … Continue reading

Posted in anxiety, Broke Down Spirit, Connection, Disconnection, Friendship, Grief and Loss, Healing, Healthy detachment, Highly Sensitive Person, Mindfulness, Moods, Radical Acceptance, Radical forgiveness, Radical self-forgiveness, Sadness, True Self, Trust | Tagged , , , | 6 Comments

One more step along the journey

Reprinted from one of my other blogs from November, 2009 with an update at the end.  The journey continues… A good laugh is hard to come by.  So is fitting in. Well, for me it always has. If you could … Continue reading

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It’s the connections that matter

I have a headache this morning.  And as I’m drinking my coffee, I’m glad for the pounding in my head.  It may not be pleasant, but it’s a reminder that I’m still alive.  I still am connected to my body.  … Continue reading

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To fill the hours

I woke up again today. You know what that means, don’t you? I get to push against great resistance and dig deep into my imagination to find the ways to fill the hours made available to me by your absence. … Continue reading

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