Excavating Negative Core Beliefs with Shadow Work

Excavating Negative Core Beliefs with Shadow Work

I’m a worthless piece of shit. That’s the narrative that played in my unconscious mind for years. Though I was sometimes aware of feeling this way, I didn’t realize how it permeated everything I experienced until a cataclysmic event sent it careening to the surface of...
Dancing with Your Shadow

Dancing with Your Shadow

Are you an emotional masochist? Do you regularly flog yourself with negative self talk, worst case scenario thinking, defeatism and shame? Do you then berate yourself for these tendencies? Truth is, looking on the bright side isn’t necessarily helpful or even...
Awakening to Privilege

Awakening to Privilege

Against the Grain I furtively slipped the letter onto Rose’s desk just as the class was heading out to recess. I immediately heard a tinny voice from behind me ask, “What’s that?” Oh, dear God, it was Janey. My face flushed hot and I mumbled, “Nothing.” But Janey...