• Stories of my life,  Working with Stuff

    The Myth of Perfection

    There’s this quote by Brene Brown that became really popular: “You’re imperfect, and you’re wired for struggle, but you are worthy of love and belonging.” That sounds really cute an’ all, but what does it actually mean? I think I’ve found an answer. And it came to me by way of someone else’s wisdom: “life is hard sometimes, and we aren’t told that when we are kids” Ah. Yes. I have a story, and it involves my hairy legs. Growing Hairy Legs When I reached puberty, at around the age of 12, I began to grow hair on my legs. Much like everyone else. Except that, for me, it seemed…

  • Stories of my life,  Working with Stuff

    The Challenge of Receiving Love

      Sometimes people are so kind to me that I just… can’t… take it. I break. I burst into tears. It’s too much. It’s also important, and necessary. Breaking and bursting into tears I like to think of it as “growing my heart”, preparing myself for receiving greater and greater love. I don’t have the best track record at “receiving” love. I’ve been in 3 abusive relationships after all. And I’m determined to not be in any more. So, growing my heart it is. Preparing myself for receiving greater and greater love. Actually, let’s talk about abusive relationships for a minute I do not believe that the reason some people…

  • Stories of my life,  Working with Stuff

    I Hated Humans. And What I Did Next.

    “I’m going to be alone forever, ain’t I? I am going to be single and alone forever because I just hate other humans.” That’s quite literally what I said. While in a fit of rage, I should add. And then I paused. Let’s me backtrack… I had signed up for Charles Eisenstein’s course. That day, I got assigned a “group”. Yep. The administrators have randomly selected complete strangers for us to hang out with as a group. Together. We can have discussions and share stories… and stuff. So I get my notification “You have been assigned to a group”. I frump. I check out the other members of my group…