At a workshop I attended recently, I came across a description of the characteristics of resilience that really resonated with me. These include the ability to ask for help, an internal locus of control, and a lighthearted spirit, amongst others.
As I looked back at the year to see how much I've shifted, I wondered when those shifts really happen. I came to realize that I shift everyday. I don't perceive these shifts as they happen because they occur in subtle, seemingly inconsequential moments or events in the large scheme of things.
I've been avoiding writing since I launched this blog a month back. The goal had been self-expression: to finally start putting what I think out there. But I didn’t write because I wasn’t sure I had anything great to say, and whatever I put up had to be worthy. Thats just scratching the surface though.
I thought I was being brave and working on myself by seeing a therapist over the past many years. After all, I try to talk about things that are hard to talk about. But showing up for therapy is actually the easy part...