“When I’m producing, I forget about this anxiety.” –Matt Sassari
“Who’s holding you back?” she repeated.
“Me,” Angelie said.
“Who has that straight jacket on you?” she asked.
“Me again,” Angelie mumbled.
“What? I can’t hear you,”
“Nobody has put that straight jacket on but myself,” Angelie replied.
Self-Love must first be created before you can teach anybody.
And the inner work must be done first before you can lead.
Love unconditionally because you were created with unconditional love.
Angelie drove to Mentuck Women’s Shelter in Pasadena. It was Christmas day and she was at peace. Though her family was not physically with her, she realized that Jesus had kept his promise. They were all in her heart.
Dr. Neustadter-Inspired “It’s the path of the broken hearted, and it’s their way of having their own awakening… Rumi says, the breaks in your heart are where the light comes in.” -Dr. Sarah Neustadter “Birds and Babies” Fiction. Based on a True Walk down Malibu Beach by Mingjie Zhai She felt the next wave of…
The nights are the worst. Because I hate going to the same cold bed and wrapping myself inside the covers. I’m all alone.
She’s irritated because she can’t fix it. She wants to help them. She wants it to stop. She thinks that by pointing it out, they can see it, then change it. But it doesn’t work that way.
In fact, the opposite happens. It reinforces and pushes people away. Like a mirror to medusa’s ugly face. Nobody wants to smell their own shit.
Take away the stigma of depression and you reduce the suicidal intent. I’ve learned to embrace my craziness by looking into areas where I can transform it into a contribution. When I’m depressed, I create. I can only be me. You can only be you.