Learning by life-ing,
The lessons can sting,
It’s annual progress
Let’s see what the next year brings
Distance with love and discernment.
When others are unclear, it’s a reflection of their internal world.
Being alone brings clarity.
When willing to sit with the loneliness, solitude emerges.
Fortify healthy boundaries emotionally, mentally, and physically.
Consistency with self-compassion is key.
Narcissists, Psychopaths, and sociopaths exist.
Evil lurks: know how to spot it and stay away.
Fixing another person’s broken pieces exposed my own.
Uncovering of true intentions.
Betrayal can come from self-interest rather than malicious intent.
The concepts of Toxic Masculinity and Toxic Feminity are the stereotypical gendered norms, such as “boys will be boys,” “real men don’t cry,” “men don’t discuss their feelings,” “women should be polite and passive,” or “a women’s desirability is based on youth and external appearance.”
Safe people meet us with equity, acceptance, compassion, and empathy. They are willing to grow and learn from their shortcomings and mistakes. There are many pleasant people in this world, but just because people are nice, well-meaning
Pessimism is the tendency towards negative thinking and to focus on negative outcomes. When we are pessimistic we are inclined to see the detrimental aspect of a situation, a person, or an event.