We may have given it away in fear, or because of threats or tantrums or other manipulation – but the bottom line is we GAVE it away. Our time. Anyone who has been in an abusive relationship always beats themselves up over all the wasted time spent trying to fix/heal/win over this person. And I … Continue reading Baby-steps for showing up for yourself – stop gift wrapping your time for others!
Endlessly looking to be filled by another ends up robbing us of the opportunity to live a full life – looking in, not out – is the key to finding all and more than we need! Continue reading They can’t fill you
Don’t believe the lies you are told about who you are. Don’t give up on yourself. You are so worthy of living an addiction-free life! Continue reading You need to know this
It hurts. Wounds by a loved one can feel like an arrow to the heart. Acknowledge the wound but don’t stay there…there is a way to freedom and healing and empowerment even after a devastating hurt! Continue reading Pull out the arrow and move on!
You know the thing about being a codependent is that one day, you wake up and you are staring into a mirror at a stranger. Nobody truly sees this person, and now neither do you. You have lost yourself in a desperate attempt to survive by effacing yourself to keep others happy. How can you … Continue reading Becoming visible again