A Minimalist Home

A Minimalist Home

If you are moving to a new home, or making changes to your current living space, consider incorporating minimalism! Minimalism is a philosophy that less is more. Especially in western culture, we accumulate so much material stuff and end up using less than half of it. The consumer-based society conditions us to believe that material [...]

Self-care Sunday ~ Dissociation

Self-care Sunday ~ Dissociation

Dissociation means to "dissociate from the world" by losing consciousness. It involves detachment from one's feelings and entire reality. Dissociation is an involuntary, instinctual, survival response conditioned in early childhood as a way of responding to trauma. Those who frequently dissociate are likely to have a personality disorder due to a serotonin deficiency. During a [...]

Nothing but desire

Nothing but desire

We all have certain needs -- physically, for example, we need a certain amount of sleep every night, food and water every day, etc. If our needs are not met: at best, we feel poopy. At worst, we die. And so, needs should be taken seriously. Internal needs are just as important -- and this [...]

RISE UP! (a vent)

RISE UP! (a vent)

I feel like nobody takes anything or anyone seriously. Everything is just a joke. Don't get me wrong because I think it's important to have a big sense of humor and don't take things personally… But I feel like no one really thinks about how fragile life is and how precious every single day is. [...]

Pebbles

Pebbles

Every movement is a pebble thrown into a lake Do you aim with intention, or drop by mistake? Every ripple travels far, further than you know Do you take the time to stand there and watch where it goes?

Robots

Robots

People are conditioned to be robots. We learn from an early age that we will be rewarded for hiding our frustrations or uncomfortable emotions. And so we do what we are told. It pleases others, because (not all, but many) people don't want the true company of real humans, they want machines who satisfy their [...]

Be yourself

We have all gone through times when we lose ourselves. When we try so hard to impress someone that we end up doing the opposite. Because if somebody actually likes you then they will appreciate you for who you are. And you need to be yourself. But this is easy to forget. Sometimes it's a [...]