Trauma recovery requires a witness.

Psychological trauma recovery requires help. It requires input from others. It requires support, to be heard, to be witnessed, and sadly, because it is rare, it requires being understood. Empathy can go only so far and not ever be enough. A victim of psychological abuse probably has and gives more empathy than anyone they know…

” I cannot stress too deeply the importance of one’s constructive mental attitude toward life…

One gets out of life only what one puts into it; everything must be seeded in different degrees. Always express happy thoughts and keep an uncomplaining mind. A complaining mind is a destructive one-destructive to health and happiness. How easily we may be made unhappy depends upon the weakness and ignorance of our own minds.…

The Invitation – Oriah Mountain Dreamer

It doesn’t interest me what you do for a living. I want to know what you ache for and if you dare to dream of meeting your heart’s longing. It doesn’t interest me how old you are. I want to know if you will risk looking like a fool for love, for your dream, for…