So Angie Writes – Life's A Challenge, So Angie Writes!

So Angie Writes – Life's A Challenge, So Angie Writes!

Trauma Recovery – Shame Resilience – Self-Compassion – Coping With Chronic Pain

daring greatly

All of the posts under the "daring greatly" tag.

Dream-Clinger

Cupcake

June 29th. That’s the last time I posted here. I feel sad about that. I am self-compassionate about that. My attention’s been elsewhere…

I started a small business! I’m baking allergen-free treats and selling them locally!

It’s been… challenging.

Walking into this vulnerable space has triggered shame feelings. I’ve been hearing you’re not good enough!Continue reading

Angie September 19, 2016 Leave A Comment Permalink

The Risks Of and Reasons For Making Vulnerable Requests

The Risks Of and Reasons For Making Vulnerable Requests by SoAngieWrites.com #courage #vulnerability

Yesterday was World CP Day, a yearly event where people speak up to raise awareness and understanding of Cerebral Palsy, with a focus on equal rights, access, and opportunities. My youngest son was diagnosed with CP before his first birthday. On World CP Day, I took to Twitter with a series of tweets, informative links, and a request-

The Risks Of and Reasons For Making Vulnerable Requests by SoAngieWrites.com

 

It took five minutes before someone was making fun of my request, and telling me to get thicker skin.… Continue reading

Angie October 8, 2015 Leave A Comment Permalink

Welcome Autumn – Weekend Update

Welcome Autumn by SoAngieWrites.com

Taking some deep breaths of cool Autumn air as I begin this post. Welcome, my favorite time of year!

I recently returned from a weekend intensive offering of The Daring Way, a course I’ve taken a few times before, but never in a large, short-term setting. It was… intense!

Welcome Autumn - Weekend Update by SoAngieWrites.com The Daring Way is based on the research and methodology of BrenĂ© Brown.… Continue reading

Angie September 23, 2015 Leave A Comment Permalink

Angie September 18, 2015 Leave A Comment Permalink

Tending to the Pain of Comparison, Scarcity, and Shame

Tending to the Pain of Comparison, Scarcity, and Shame by SoAngieWrites.com #recovery #PTSD #spoonie

Injecting humor into the week’s lousy start via Snapchat

Last week started out kinda crappy. I was in a lot of physical pain and was making brave choices about my health care. Unfortunately, my doctor’s office was not returning calls about the medication my physical therapist wanted me on. The pain plus the frustration of provider run-around wore me down.… Continue reading

Angie August 24, 2015 2 Comments Permalink

Speaking Shame

For many years I have experienced moments of deep emotional pain. I believe these spells began in childhood, and still occasionally happen. It starts with some sort of upsetting circumstance, usually around relationships, or my physical health. Dark feelings descend from above, pressing my head down, bending my back, pushing me to the floor.… Continue reading

Angie July 21, 2015 8 Comments Permalink

Angie May 12, 2015 4 Comments Permalink

Let Love In

Let Love In by SoAngieWrites.com

Simple sounding task. Deceivingly difficult. To let love in, we must lower our guard. Drop our shields. Experience excruciating vulnerability. Risk getting hurt.

We must let love in if we want to heal, grow, and bestow our gifts to connect with others.

Let love in.

A challenging notion. Necessary for a full life.… Continue reading

Angie March 7, 2015 2 Comments Permalink

Angie January 5, 2015 10 Comments Permalink

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