Living in fear of tomorrow

“I believe I’m going to get sick and when it happens, it can’t be my fault.” These words tumbled out of me two weeks ago during a session with my coach. Out came memories of my dad having a heart attack, aged 40, and all his many attempts to quit smoking. Out came the memory…

Day 3: Unintended Consequences or something more?

I have spent so many years berating myself for drinking that I didn’t register the role alcohol played in the ebb and flow of my motivation. Every day, I would wake up feeling a bit sluggish and “morning me” would need to prove to myself that I was a high performer, someone who can achieve…

It’s easier to stay angry

I’m filled with negative emotion. I think it’s anger but I’m not 100% sure. There’s a good amount of resentment, guilt, shame and fear in there too. The source of all these emotions? My daughter. After her play therapy session last week, the therapist sat us both down to talk. It seems “the mess” is…