self-sabotage

Self-Care and its Slippery Shadow

Self-Care and its Slippery Shadow

When does the self-nurturing act of nesting and withdrawing from the world turn into debilitating isolation? How does self-care turn into self-sabotage? When do our once-effective practices for self-care become self-destructive? When does the sacred pause become a stuckness, viscous and muddy, and seemingly impossible to break […]

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Mean-Spirited Roadhouses and Other Detours

Mean-Spirited Roadhouses and Other Detours

A personal favorite of mine, that I feel guided to re-post. I hope it reaches the heart of whoever might need it most. “Gamble everything for love, if you’re a true human being. If not, leave this gathering. Half-heartedness doesn’t reach into majesty.   You set out […]

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The Slippery Slope of Self-Sabotage

The Slippery Slope of Self-Sabotage

“When you can respect the darkness within yourself without any guilt trips, you’re becoming truly free.” Ah, these words reach me from the pages of Desire Map by Danielle LaPorte at the perfect moment this morning. Like salve to my bruised heart, my “here I am again” […]

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