October 28, 2019

I thought I was just depressed. 

My appetite was almost nonexistent, unless it was for ice cream or donuts.

I had walked into the void, willingly, but I couldn't find my way back out. I was trapped. The dark labyrinth had taken too many turns. My parents divorce. A belov...

August 18, 2019

I made the decision to stop running.

I stopped fearing the literal darkness several years ago after realizing that it was only a canvas. It held only what I projected upon it. 

Now for the sucking darkness that taunts me from the center of the vortex of fear and anger an...

August 14, 2019

Quicksand. Whirlpools. Tornadoes. Black holes. 

These sucking, capturing, destroying images have haunted me forever.

In dreams, in stories, in patterns throughout the unfolding of my life. I pull forward toward the life that I believe I want. And then, the swirling magne...

February 2, 2019

Most of the information out there about boundaries tells us how to protect what belongs to us. We are frequently talking about how to set boundaries around our time, our space, our possessions, our ideas, our feelings, etc. The modern language around boundaries is focu...

January 15, 2019

I haven't written anything in this blog for several months.

I have been carried swiftly in the whirlwind of volunteer work, family life, and my own need for healing.

In that healing work, I have found myself settling like nutrient rich sediment to the very bottom of me. 

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September 17, 2018

 This is part two in my series on Energy Hygiene, and the enigma of the Energy Vampire.

After my first post about the power of holding our boundaries and honoring our integrity as a major practice in energy hygiene (read it here),a friend reminded me that sometimes the...

September 17, 2018

In the world of empaths, clairsentience and other psychic powers, we often talk about energy vampires.

It is said that these are the people who suck you dry. The narcissists and the addicts, the people who push our buttons, activate our wounds and drag us into the messy...

July 18, 2018