Recurring Dreams

I get asked about recurring dreams all the time. I even used to struggle with them myself. But the funny thing about recurring dreams, or dreams in general, is that they are just metaphorical manifestations of our greatest fears and hopes. One reader wrote to me recently that she often dreamt of a “frail, depressed girl” who…

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Tales From My Bedroom Floor: Volume 5, The Victim

Volume 5 is now up on My Trending Stories! Go read here:  https://mytrendingstories.com/article/tales-from-my-bedroom-floor-volume-5-the-victim/   In this six part series, I go through times that were pivotal in collecting my personal and detrimental belief system, all while crying on my bedroom floor. And if you like my writing so far, please share and comment. I’m working…

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Where Are You In Your Journey: Episode 1

Episode 1: Hannah Fuller shares her struggles with body image and authenticity.

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The Green Eyed Monster

Jealousy is tricky. It will pop up when you least expect it, and proceed to torture and consume you. It becomes an obsession. It is pretty clear, however, that jealousy is just another by-product of insecurity. The “you aren’t good enough” track plays over and over in your head and so you compare yourself to everyone…

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Trauma Resolution

  After rape, feeling safe isn’t easy to come by. And through some interesting research and my favorite podcast, an idea was brought to my attention. You feel unsafe for surface reasons that are obvious, but also a deeper biological reason that isn’t so: you haven’t finished your fight or flight response, and so discomfort…

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How to be Wrong with Grace

  Being wrong is just the worst, isn’t it? The Five of Wands signifies conflict that is far from constructive. Everyone is shouting and no one is listening, so nothing gets accomplished. All the feelings are valid, but everyone is too self absorbed and focused on being “right.” But what is the point of being…

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When Compromise Becomes Compromising

There must be a theme of compromise in relationships; it is perfectly necessary when two people learn how to work together while being emotionally invested in each other. But what happens when there is only one person sacrificing? How can you measure who brings what to the table? First and foremost, I think I should…

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Love and Heartbreak are Acts of Self Trust

  I’ve talked about these topics at length, as well as of my favorite book, Women Who Run With the Wolves. In this book, Clarissa Pinkola Estes talks about the cycle of love in a new, and yet, ancient way that speaks very clearly to me. In this book she dissects old fables and explains how…

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Why Can’t You See the Love When it’s Staring You in the Face?

I remember, as a child, feeling quite alone and isolated. I remember a deep, unquenchable thirst for love that I thought I wasn’t getting. I convinced myself that I was not receiving love, and was therefore unworthy of it. I found comfort and solace in pain. But why? My parents loved me. I had a…

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Sexual Trauma and Relationships

The Eight of Swords depicts a feeling of powerlessness, and nothing will make a person feel more powerless than sexual trauma. It’s an indescribable feeling of emptiness from abuse, but it is not the way one has to feel forever. When one holds sexual trauma in their body, they will react to triggers. I’ve written…

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