“Why is God doing this to me?”

In my writing workshop today, our instructor introduced the theme of Resilience. This is a theme that I think about often, and have struggled with in some ways. Resilience through cancer, no problem. Resilience after divorce, done. Resilience after abuse? A bit harder. The 6 domains of Resilience we discussed are: Vision – Purpose & […]

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Look for the Ease

Reflection for the night. Kinda long and sharing anyway;) Mood: Currently sick in bed the last few hours AND still ridiculously happy alhamdulillah In fact, that’s what I wanted to talk about. These last few years, I do my best to refrain from using ‘but’ statements and instead use ‘and’ statements – ie. this AND […]

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Sensitivity or Trauma: Which came first?

What’s Wrong With Me? I know many, if not most of us who identify as highly sensitive people, have been on a seemingly endless search to figure out ‘what’s wrong with me?’. Before learning about highly sensitive temperaments, which make up up to 20% of the population, all I ‘knew’ was that there was something was wrong with me. […]

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How Limiting Beliefs Stop Us from Growing

Limiting Beliefs have a positive intention. They have a brilliant way of keeping us safe...

Limiting Beliefs. We all have them. From the most successful person you know to the most depressed person you know. We all have things that stop us, that are out of comfort zone. Fear of Failure. Fear of Success. Fear of Criticism. Self sabotage is a brilliant way to keep us safe. It keeps us […]

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4 Holiday Triggers and Tips to Cope

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Canada day | 4th of July | Eid al-Fitr This week 3 major holidays are upon us and it got me thinking about how often people are triggered around the holidays, in different ways, for different reasons. Sights, sounds, relationships… These are 4 ways this holiday week that could trigger you or a loved one: […]

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