Practicing awareness of sensations

For a long time, I found it really difficult to identify feelings in my body. If I looked for emotions I would find a tight ball at the top of my diaphragm, but giving it a label was impossible. I could be happy, scared, angry, excited, anxious or embarrassed and the same ball sat in … Continue reading Practicing awareness of sensations

The power of bystander intervention in domestic violence

Content warning: This post is about domestic violence and contains personal stories that could be triggering or upsetting to some people. Someone died, and I knew it was time to write this. She wasn't a friend of mine, but she was a friend of a friend. Too close for comfort. She was killed by her … Continue reading The power of bystander intervention in domestic violence