Link: “Identifying Emotional Abuse Before it Happens”

Trigger Warning: topic of emotional abuse. Quote from linked article: “I can’t reiterate enough how slowly emotional abuse can creep into your life—the first stage of complete adoration, gaslighting, and love-bombing from the abuser happens very quickly, but everything else is oftentimes so subvert you can only recognize just how bad it was once you’ve left.” Continue reading Link: “Identifying Emotional Abuse Before it Happens”

One Fine Man, His Awesome Arrows and Why it’s Okay to be Wrong: Science, Silliness and the Nucleus of Niceness – Part 9

Originally posted on Being and Niceness:
Hopefully by now, if you’ve read any of my previous eight blog posts on our wonderful, mysterious universe, you are beginning to appreciate how bizarre existence truly is. The universe is weird – nature… Continue reading One Fine Man, His Awesome Arrows and Why it’s Okay to be Wrong: Science, Silliness and the Nucleus of Niceness – Part 9

How Can I Tell if I’m Being Valued for Myself? Part 4: Why does it matter?

Final: Why Does it Matter? Is structured as a secret magic trick* for your own mind and brain to make its own sense and conclusions.

*’secret magic trick’= not secret, magic or tricky just a pretty plainly stated outline of how our brains need time to process their own evidence for motivating decisions and understanding- the only trick is in bringing that intuitively obvious fact into consciousness. Continue reading How Can I Tell if I’m Being Valued for Myself? Part 4: Why does it matter?

How Can I Tell if I’m Being Valued for Myself? 3: Your Own Insider Cues

Your Own Insider Cues is a typical Sunday ‘checklist’ (for anyone who knows me) of handy hints to merge your feelings with your observations to learn for yourself how you can trust yourself more confidently (maybe… Or this could just be my thing… But the collaboration of my feelings and observations makes me suspect it’s a ‘most people’ thing…). Continue reading How Can I Tell if I’m Being Valued for Myself? 3: Your Own Insider Cues

How Can I Tell if I’m Being Valued for Myself? 2: Intuition and Observation Get Married and Live Happily Ever After

Intuition and Observation Get Married and Live Happily Ever After in this post about the much misunderstood and misused/underused process of intuition. Spoiler alert: the intuition I’m talking about isn’t the divine energies one, it’s the mental process from our brains. Continue reading How Can I Tell if I’m Being Valued for Myself? 2: Intuition and Observation Get Married and Live Happily Ever After