USING AFFIRMATIONS IN A WAY I NEVER HAVE BEFORE

I was driving home from my sister’s house last night, and I was feeling pretty good. Considering it’s been two months since being broken up with, I think I was in very good spirits. Then a song came on that made my cry. No big deal, songs make me cry all of the time these days, and that’s okay. But I realized that right after I gathered myself, my cheeks still wet with tears, I started obsessing about romance. And I noticed that it’s this thing that I do, that I have historically done, when I’m in pain. So, on this occasion, instead of letting the obsessions play out, I started using affirmations, saying them out loud to myself in that moment. And these affirmations really seemed to neutralize my emotions, and level me out. Continue reading USING AFFIRMATIONS IN A WAY I NEVER HAVE BEFORE

JUGGLING A BUTT STAPH INFECTION WITH MY SEARCH FOR LOVE

can’t really share about my butt staph infection without talking about it in terms of chakras. I have done a fair amount of chakra healing work on my body and my spirt. And viewing my ailments through the chakra-based viewfinder, is just kind of how I function. It makes sense to me, and whenever I have a body ailment of any kind, I often think about the chakra related to the area of the body where the ailment exists. Continue reading JUGGLING A BUTT STAPH INFECTION WITH MY SEARCH FOR LOVE

REIKI, PART II: ROOT CHAKRA HEALING

I had already done some very subtle root chakra healing exercises before my 2016 summer romance began, but not nearly enough to become any kind of an expert. I knew that dating terrified me and that I needed to do something about managing this terror. I also knew that my terror came from a deep, earth-based, fundamental insecurity about my safety in this world, and I knew enough about chakras to know that this was all root stuff. Continue reading REIKI, PART II: ROOT CHAKRA HEALING