• 2019,  Musings

    Musings: What Do Boundaries Feel Like?

    B O U N D A R I E S. Say it with me. Bound. A. Ries. When I was asked about them, of course I knew the word. But I also knew my therapist wasn’t referring to when I use a stick to draw a line in the ground, which determines what is your side and what is my side. No, she meant emotional boundaries. Personal boundaries, but not limted by physcial space. BUT space is included in this encompasing idea we were disucssing. It was as if I was learning a whole new idea, even though I already ‘thought’ I knew the idea. I had no idea. I…

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    Musings: Self Love

    Is it wrong to love yourself? Via Okay, that’s a pretty loaded question. However, society sends us mixed signals. We are supposed to navigate our way through this chaotic mess of mixed messages. Society tells us to love ourselves, there’s nothing wrong with it – advertisements, articles, blogs, the media, everyone is all about self-love. However, it seems as if when you actually start to love yourself, you are called narcissistic, self absorbed, egotistical, and/or full of yourself. You get the gist. So, we are telling everyone to do one thing, but then bashing it when it manifests. There is a fine line between self-love and just being plain in…