My Soul My Peace

I try so hard not to lose myself in the practical daily tasks that suck my energy and often trigger my anxiety. I dissociate much less often than I used to. And I hardly ever fully dissociate anymore, which is wonderful but at the same time-- it can be hard to be fully present if [...]

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Paint How You Feel

A while ago I was instructed to paint how I was currently feeling in a class. This seems to represent my feelings often --- a mix of calm on the surface but so much going on underneath as well as a riot of color that I'm not always able to express. The sea obviously too [...]

Can any relationship really survive cheating or infidelity?

It's possible, but it takes work. If you'd like to read more about the intricacies of deciding what's next after infidelity, check out the blog I wrote here as well as the services that Angelus has to offer!

Wellness Wednesday ish.

Wednesdays seem to be the worst day for me to keep up with my blog. Lol. But the alliteration is just too good. I'm currently reflecting on the statement that "good therapists go to therapy." If I haven't always believed that, I absolutely do now. It is so helpful to know yourself well if you [...]

Healing Sea

The sea air heals me. When the sun and it touch my skin it creates a perfect temperature, peace, and sensation both within and outside of me so that the boundary between myself and nature is blurred. I am reawakened to the notion, the truth, that there is no separation. I am a part of [...]

Wellness Wednesday: Grief

My new year started off pretty grand with dancing and fun, but then when I woke up I learned that I had to say goodbye to one of my best friends that happens to have fur. I've been through this before, 4 times to be exact, but it never gets easier. I sort of knew [...]

Women Invest More of Themselves

Somehow amidst all of my end of semester madness, I am doing some extra reading. I am reading a book about the trauma related to experiencing infidelity in a relationship. The author makes the claim: Women are more easily traumatized because they invest more of themselves in relationships. I agree with this. It has been [...]