Tag - strength
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Trauma Is Wisdom

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“Grief does not seem to me to be a choice. Whether or not you think grief has value, you will lose what matters to you. The world will break your heart. So I think we’d better look at what grief might offer us. It’s like what Rilke says about self-doubt: it is not going to Read more

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What It Really Means To Be Strong

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“It is good to love many things, for therein lies the true strength, and whosoever loves much performs much, and can accomplish much, and what is done in love is well done.” ~Vincent Van Gogh I’m coming to the end of another 3 month journey. This time coming from another country, another language, another hemisphere Read more

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It’s Okay To Fall Apart

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“People, even more than things, have to be restored, renewed, revived, reclaimed, and redeemed; never throw out anyone.” ―Audrey Hepburn There are days when I feel I am moving forward and days I feel I just walked backwards for miles. It is in these moments instead of judging myself I sit with myself and give Read more

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Cultivating Strength Through Tragedy

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“Fall down seven times, get up eight.”– Japanese Proverb Today marks one month of Jake being physically gone. Time seems to have flown by, but at the same time it feels it is going as slow as possible. It’s hard to deny the raw feelings that come with grief. The deep sadness, the anger-it’s all Read more

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Anger Is Your Teacher

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“…feelings like disappointment, embarrassment, irritation, resentment, anger, jealousy, and fear, instead of being bad news, are actually very clear moments that teach us where it is that we’re holding back. They teach us to perk up and lean in when we feel we’d rather collapse and back away. They’re like messengers that show us, with Read more

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Why We Must Be Vulnerable

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“Vulnerability is the only bridge to build connection.” ~Brene Brown Connection is a big part of being human. We take it for granted, because we forget about the process of connection. It takes trust, it takes patience, it takes commitment. It takes a passionate desire to go deeper. Most importantly it takes vulnerability. A strength that takes Read more

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Becoming The Hero Of Your Own Lifefeatured

Laugh. Be present. Love with your whole heart. Surrender your past. Embrace the transitions. Fall in love with yourself. Discover who you really are: the hero of your own unique life story. This past year has been a time of deep growth and transformation. It’s been about learning to live with an open heart and a present mind Read more

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