Respecting Personal Boundaries

          As I have grown older I have learned more about boundaries and the importance of building and maintaining healthy ones with others. They help establish relationships that create space for honesty and growth while still respecting the other person.          One thing I realized while trying to … Continue reading Respecting Personal Boundaries

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Guilt vs. Shame

          There are countless words that people use synonymously not being aware that the words don’t mean the same thing. A perfect example of this is guilt and shame.           Even though I think that these words are not the same, the dictionary would disagree with me. … Continue reading Guilt vs. Shame

Transparency with God

          Throughout my entire life, I have always been ashamed of my emotions. Crying was a sign of weakness, anger was a flaw.            I thought I needed to be poised, and if I was angry or sad I had to act the opposite. I told myself … Continue reading Transparency with God