Just because I’m not posting much about COVID-19, doesn’t mean that I’m not holding those who have suffered & died in my heart.
Tag Archives: life
All I really want in life is to become a genuinely good, nice, kind, caring, productive person.
Vulnerability & Shame
What makes you feel vulnerable? What triggers feelings of shame for you?
The harder it is to open ourselves to the possibility of being vulnerable, the more likely we have experienced some form of trauma in our lives. The earlier on in our lives that we were exposed to something traumatic, the more ingrained those neural pathways are, meaning the more likely the roads that leads to us experiencing feelings like shame are well travelled.
Recent Thought Trains
Part of my black or white, all or nothing, rigid thinking includes me vacillating between thinking that I have super awesome unique talents, skills, traits, and attributes that are worthwhile, positive, useful, helpful, and beneficial and feeling that my strong personality, preferences, opinions, and ways of expressing myself are too difficult for people to find worth tolerating or putting up with.
Oh, how I wanted you to last forever.
Oh, how I never wanted to leave.