ThursdayThinks: Words to Romanticize Instead of Tragic

When I was in my teens I always thought “tragic” was such a glamorous word. There was something about pain that was so beautiful, so comfortable to me. But, reflecting on those years, I see now that it is only because it was the only world I knew. Tragic HAD to be beautiful, because otherwise…

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WednesdayWisdoms: Releasing the Negative

When shitty things happen to you, and they will through the course of your life, you have two clear routes to take. As discussed in the previous post, you can turn to whiney victimhood, or to raw vulnerability that helps you move on in an organic way. But before you get to this fork in…

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Victimhood vs. Vulnerability

It is a very important distinction to make between an act that serves us versus an act that alienates us. One that I’d like to point out today is the difference between being vulnerable and being a victim. If you’re feeling beaten down, as with the Ten of Swords, there is a clear cut choice to make here.…

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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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Sexual Harassment

Yesterday a friend shared this link with me: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3713155/NYC-groper-knocks-woman-ground-repeatedly-punches-confronted-grabbing-buttocks.html?ITO=applenews If you can’t open the link (or just don’t want to) here is the short synopsis: A woman was groped on a high traffic block in New York City’s East Village, and when she turned to confront her attacker, she was mercilessly beat before the attacker…

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