Living in a community has its challenges, in this video I share an example of how we changed an unhealthy dynamic on the farm.
Monday, September 26, 2016
Sunday, September 25, 2016
Saturday, September 24, 2016
We tend to impose our lives, opinions, experiences, values, perceptions etc onto the people around us. In doing so, we often find ourselves believing that everyone should live the same way we live and do the same things we do. Obviously that belief is illogical as every single person and every single life is different.
Wednesday, September 21, 2016
Tuesday, September 20, 2016
Monday, September 19, 2016
Experts present an image of them knowing everything their is to know about their field of expertise - but often you will find that there is a whole lot that is unknown about us, our bodies and life.
Sunday, September 18, 2016
There are many ways we try to escape from the harsh realities of our lives. Are drugs and alcohol really any different from games and stories (TV series, movies, books)?
Saturday, September 17, 2016
When there is an imbalance between partners in a relationship, often one or both will develop resentment over time.
Thursday, September 15, 2016
Yesterday Joe and I did a little video that ended up just being us joking around, though I questioned afterwards if I should upload it or not because of some "what if"s that we're going through my mind.
We interpret each other according to our life experiences, world view and self view. We can use our interpretations to learn more about ourselves.
We have this funny tendency to want to believe people who appear to be sincere, even when we know that they have a tendency to be dishonest.
Saturday, September 10, 2016
So many of us believe that talking about the things we're struggling with is weak - but is vulnerability really a weakness?
Friday, September 9, 2016
I went with my partner to the doctor today for his 1 month check up after his Graves disease recurrence and I was reminded that doctors will only say what they have been trained to say.
Tuesday, September 6, 2016
I set high standards for myself. Sometimes it gets hard to just stop and accept something as good enough, especially when I am chasing some ideal of perfection. Sometimes something could be a little bit better, but it's still good enough as it is.
Monday, September 5, 2016
We torment ourselves by asking whether we did the right thing, or could have done something differently - if you did the best you could with what you had, then you simply couldn't have done any better. So we learn and grow.
Sunday, September 4, 2016
It's easy to get comfortable in who a relationship is and who you are in that relationship - but doing so means that there is no space for growth.