I spent a lot of time these last few months repeating in my head "you are in Italy, you are in Europe, look at the buildings, look at the streets", in an attempt to make myself realize how awesome it is to be here, to be living a dream that I have had for so long...
The mind is a powerful tool for healing. Changing your perspective on a situation can give you new insights and a better understanding, not only of others, but of yourself as well.
We tend to respond to situations automatically, in a way that is expected be it by society, or an inherent way of our being. If you are wronged, the "normal" response is anger, sadness, hyping yourself up with friends over a shared bottle of wine, talking about 'what a dick he is' and how 'you deserve so much better'.
I woke up today and felt an overwhelming sensation of "aloneness". Different than loneliness in that my idea of loneliness is that you miss someone, not necessarily someone specific, but you have an idea of someone or something to miss. Aloneness, this feeling that I woke up with is heavier. I can't feel lonely for... Continue Reading →