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Shame and Light #septemberchallenge

Shame and Light Shame was her best friend growing up It kept her from telling anyone about herself. Shame helped her bedwetting become A well-gaurded family secret. Shame was her companion As she struggled with grown up issues Thrust upon her young shoulders. Shame was what made her hide Secrets…

Challenging Myself #septemberchallenge

September is here, officially signalling the last quarter of 2015. Time flies when you’re having fun, they say. Is that why I find time going so fast for the past few years? Or perhaps, it’s just one more thing that happens to you in midlife? I’m challenging myself this September.…

Daring To Be Vulnerable

Brené Brown tells us that the root of the word courage is ‘cor’, which is the Latin word for ‘heart’. In its earliest form, ‘courage’ meant “To speak one’s by mind by telling all one’s heart.” In today’s context, it seems almost an extraordinary thing to trust another with our…

Dark Days #BeReal

Dark Days They’ve been coming on for some days now. Feelings of unease, lethargy and discontent. Something I can’t put my finger on. Unhappy with myself – who I am, what I’m doing. Nothing really sets them off.  At one level, I’m oversensitive to how people behave towards me during this…

The Truth Shall Set You Free

“Your mother is evil,” he told her. She listened quietly, not arguing. For the first time in her life, she gave herself permission to agree with this. His words resonated with her and she sought to process them as she wrote in her journal the next morning. The words flowed…

© Everyday Gyaan 2019