self-destructive

When You Love Someone Who Is Self-Destructive and Continually Refuses Help

  People delve into self-destructive behaviors sometimes, it's part of being human.I'm in hot mess mode this week.It was amateur night last night, don't even ask me what I was thinking.(and the ever-popular)Don't judge me.We all hit rough ...

How To Change Naturally

If you're not ready to make that change you've been wanting to make, you don't have to.  When you're ready-enough, you'll do it.  Here's why - Sustainable change (i.e. change that actually lasts) always happens on an emotional level before it ...

The One Thing No One Ever Says About Grieving

Another way to say that you are grieving is that a part of you is stuck in a moment in time.  Sometimes the cause of the stuckness isn’t the grief itself, but the fact that you don’t even recognize that you’ve lost something and that you need ...

Watching Someone Spin-Out

Music is a highly under-utilized self-soothing tool, not to mention an unexpectedly perfect marker for our personal growth. Representative of  hundreds of little seasons of the heart, the songs we connect with help us track time and realize the ...

6 Steps to an Effective Apology / Part 2

If you've figured out what you're actually sorry for, you're ready for step two of a meaningful apology: 2. Explain your state of mind. An apology is as much an explanation as it is an expression of regret.  If you're sorry for your behavior and the ...