Posts Tagged strength


Natural Cheerleaders

42 Days of Teresa – day 24 I have so many photos that just bring me back to the moment I took them.  Moments of personal struggle and moments of pure amazement.  This is one of them.  I was on a hike that had me wondering what the hell I was thinking when I agreed […]

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Married to an Addict

42 Days of Teresa – day 23 If someone were to ask what it is like to live with an addict and wonder how to cope inside of the relationship, I’d say mostly this: I was married to an addict. It’s a classic tactic to end the fight with violence or threat of violence and […]

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Forgiving Yourself after Abuse

42 days of Teresa- day 8 I find it so hard when I see or hear of a person that was abused and broken for so long, that they  appear to have lost themselves to the lies told to them, probably for years. When a person loses the capacity to love themselves, that’s where the […]

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How may I compromise Myself for You today?

42 days of Teresa- day 7 I read this picture of a post today and it got my brain spinning.  It’s not just about how we make decisions so that the guys in our lives happy but how we are socialized to compromise to ensure everyone else around is comfortable.   It’s more of a […]

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Personal Retreat- musings #3

Slow down to Speed up.  This seems to be a theme for me lately.  I needed to find the calm so I can clarify what it is that I want to achieve.  I also needed to slow down and appreciate the many wonderful things about my life not instead of always looking ahead to what […]

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Personal Retreat- musings #2

During this week to myself, I have had the time to really remind myself how to move forward when other people’s energy has messed with my Ego.  I arrived here tired, feeling “stuck” and otherwise needing a recharge.  My sister told me that I chose motherhood and I should simply accept this as they way […]

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Moment of clarity. Self Love and Resilience

Healing comes with remembering self love. Without the relationships that bring us back to this simplicity, we would never know the our full capacity for resilience. Through these experiences we journey though an evolution of our own self awareness to a point where we can recognize where we truly belong. In the end, those that […]

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Why be Silent?

Do you ever wonder we are obsessed with distractions all the time now? It would seem that we are increasingly uncomfortable in silence. What realizations would we have if we could get comfortable with our own thoughts, feelings and the way our body feels when still. We continually look to tv, our phones, tablets or […]

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