I look back fondly to a time when my religious beliefs were the bedrock core of my identity, the driving passion behind my ambitions, and the framework I used for understanding every experience and idea.
Life is happening now.
Before I came online and found this question, I was fully engulfed in feelings of resentment as I sat surrounded by my family in a room.
I want to say “please don’t!” because I asked a similar question Continue reading, and many wonderful people pleaded with me not to take my life.
Sometimes things people say will run over and over through my mind. It usually takes the form of an imagined conversation with someone I think might have something against me. Continue reading
Emotional intelligence is really two things: one internal, and one relational.
First, emotional intelligence involves learning to really feel all of your emotions for exactly what they are; then the “intelligence” part comes from having the maturity/perspective to decide what you should do based on your emotions instead of just reacting to them. Continue reading