This is the Age of Elevated Women
She is out there, and she is everywhere. The elevated woman. Both beautiful and strong, she bends reality to her will and creates futures that no one ever imagined before. She is you. She is me. She is every woman walking down the street. An entire generation of goddesses determined to manifest a new waking “normal” — we have officially entered the age of elevated women and they will thrive.
When My Childhood Trauma Makes It Too Hard to Function
Childhood trauma is a very real thing, and for those living with it you’ll know exactly what I’m talking about. One moment you’re sitting there totally fine then, BOOM. You’re sucked down a pit of despair and self-loathing and you’re obsessing over all the help you never got, and all the chances that were denied to you by people too selfish to see that you were drowning
Piecing It Back Together
The day my mother died was the day that I hit rock bottom. I melted into the floor. I dissolved. I hardly remember the rest, though I recall the weeks and months of pain that followed.
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The Lingering Mystery of Room 1046
On the morning of January 4th, 1935, new switchboard operator Della Ferguson arrived at the Hotel President in Kansas City, Missouri, just in time for her shift. Shortly after arriving (as she began to make her rounds through the plethora of wake-up calls) she noticed that the indicator light was on for room 1046. The phone was off the hook.
A Lesson in Failing
by: E.B. Johnson For the last 4 years, I’ve been doing a lot of heavy lifting behind the scenes to work through my own history of dysfunction and trauma. From therapy to self-awakening, I’ve re-routed the entire course of my life in a number of years. Not from a desire to be anything or anyone, really. But simply from a desire to survive without the agony of being haunted by a past I couldn’t control.
What's Killing the Passion in Your Relationship
by: E.B. Johnson We need passion in our relationships in order to keep them together, but that passion can sometimes ebb and flow in ways that are difficult to manage. Are you and your partner beginning to drift? Do you feel the fire falling out of your bond with one another? Once you’ve admitted where things are breaking up, you can take the committed action you need to fix it — together.
The Many Personalities of the Narcissistic Family
by: E.B. Johnson Narcissistic families are everywhere. Whether you realized the toxic combination of attachment and attack a long time ago, or you’re just waking up — millions of are just coming to terms with the healing we need in order to be happy. Getting to that healing requires that we take the time to understand where we’ve come from. Narcissistic families can shelter and shadow their abuses because of the personalities that come make them up. Knowing that, we can take more precise action to make ourselves happy.
The Warning Signs of an Emotionally Unavailable Person
by: E.B. Johnson It isn’t easy when we fall for an emotionally distant or unavailable person. Loving someone, we want them to return that love in-kind. That’s not always possible, though, when our partners are damaged by the past or scared of being vulnerable with us. Does your partner avoid real intimacy? Do they hide their former lives with you? Or avoid deeper connection by keeping things surface deep? The time may have come to admit that when it comes to emotions, your partner is totally unavailable.