Deep Soul Diving

Deep Soul Diving

I am in my early thirties. It’s a wondrous time, being over thirty. Forgive me for saying it this way, but when I reached thirty, I quickly developed an intolerance for bullshit.

My age suddenly became a stark reality. For the first time, I felt like a real adult, and realized how responsible I am for my remaining years on this earth.

Part of of this realization encompassed the area of friendships and relationships. I looked around and realized that I know a lot of people. I joke around with a lot of people and hang out with them at church and the like. I realized that less than a handful of those people actually knew me, and when I examined myself, I hardly knew them either. Not really.

When you are a child, you are shoved into school and soccer clubs and forced into circles of other kids that inevitably become your friends. In your twenties, a lot of those friendships fade away, and it’s a disheartening thing to go through. Suddenly you find yourself, thirty-something, feeling quite friendless.

And you think to yourself, “I’m a nice person. I’m funny and friendly and kind-hearted. Heck, I’m hilarious! What’s wrong with me?” Read more

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ONE thing *every* woman needs to know

ONE thing *every* woman needs to know

Last week, I did something awesome.

But let’s rewind to six weeks ago, when it all began. My CEO, who happens to be passionate about women’s rights, had organized for all of us ladies in the office to go on a ‘self-defence’ course. I wouldn’t have been all that interested, except that a friend of mine shared a video of herself participating in this same course, and holy cow, I could scarcely believe my eyes. But more on that later. Read more