Internal Family Systems

“We are not one-dimensional, and our multiple dimensions are not static. Just as our bodies are made of many parts that form a dynamic, interwoven system that works together, so it is with our psyches. We are more awake, alive, and complex than we know.” ― Ralph De La Rosa Today I had one of theContinue reading “Internal Family Systems”

Judgements & Limitations

“Butterflies can’t see their wings. They can’t see how truly beautiful they are, but everyone else can. People are like that as well.”― Naya Rivera Our brain is a very interesting organ. At times of distress, it is our savior, a guide when we have to make decisions, and our go-to place for reminiscing our pastContinue reading “Judgements & Limitations”

Unconditional Love

“Unconditional love is not so much about how we receive and endure each other, as it is about the deep vow to never, under any condition, stop bringing the flawed truth of who we are to each other.” – Mark Nepo “I love you” – these are probably the most overused phrases in today’s society. WeContinue reading “Unconditional Love”

I Am Worth It

“Most people give up finding their soul mate, and settle down to just having a flesh mate.”― Anthony Liccione Data-driven decision-making is one of the most sought-after skills these days. As a professional with a background in data, I love to get as many facts as I can get before making a call. I also loveContinue reading “I Am Worth It”

Surrender

It was July 2019. I was taking a ride home with a friend and watching the aimless cars driving by and wondering to myself – “How does everyone know where they’re going?” I turned to my friend and confessed, “I am not sure where my life is headed. It feels like I am aimlessly wanderingContinue reading “Surrender”

Radical Acceptance

“Pain is not wrong. Reacting to pain as wrong initiates the trance of unworthiness. The moment we believe something is wrong, our world shrinks and we lose ourselves in the effort to combat the pain.” – Tara Branch There is a sense of freedom in accepting things as they are. A sense of liberty isContinue reading “Radical Acceptance”

Fear of Abandonment

“When loneliness is a constant state of being, it harkens back to a childhood wherein neglect and abandonment were the landscape of life.”― Alexandra Katehaki A friend and I once got into an argument after a misunderstanding. Instead of giving her the benefit of doubt and taking the time to understand why the conversation had spiraledContinue reading “Fear of Abandonment”

Self-Acceptance

“We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace with ourselves.” – Dalai Lama  Unwillingness to accept me has been a major part of my life. As a kid and well into my adulthood, I hated myself for who I was. I always felt like I was the odd one out whenContinue reading “Self-Acceptance”