Tag: The benefits of misery

Crack pipe classes, LOVE & healing with the homeless, my road to recovery.

I’ve been asked on countless occasions, “how did you change your life Alexia” it’s a good question and one I’ve struggled to answer. Undertaking a tough excavation of my personal history over two years using mostly therapeutic writing not only proved to be deeply cathartic, but it illuminated many aspects of my life that were…

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Positive thinking- warning ⚠️

A common complaint I hear from new clients is ” ok, I’ve read The Secret” or something similar. I’m manifesting this, or that, goal(s)/dreams daily. I’m doing the affirmations, nothing has changed, what is going wrong?” A few things to consider. -The spiritual path, in my experience, isn’t easy, prepare to get your arse kicked.…

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Shadows and Silhouettes​

The day is closing in, I am sitting looking out of the living room window, which leads to the fields at the back of my home. The trees in the distance are silhouetted against the fading light. Their outline black and sharp is all that can be seen.   We know there’s more to the…

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The hidden benefits of misery

My mind is diligently curious, a part of me would like to settle into the cosy religion of comfort and follow the herd. I crave this ‘unquestioning normality’ at times, but I can’t help but pick holes in theories ideas and beliefs, not because I want to break down people’s comfort or dispute everything that presents as a possible navigational system, for life.

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On shame

Oh dear sweet girl, I can see you are hurting, I can help you be, who you must be, I know you are not perfect, I’ll keep your secrets. Its painful isn’t it, seeing how wrong you are? You can be like the others, you are defected and not worthy. I will protect you, I…

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