Reading time: 4 – 7 minutes
Lately there’s some upheaval under my own roof and considerable conflict in my live-in partner’s family and between her and me as well. Everybody’s pretty stressed-out by an unpleasant and costly family-court matter and when folks get stressed out they often look for ways to dump on others to try to get relief . I’m presently working on some things that require me to act very confidently. Call me over-sensitive, but when I’m experiencing conflict at home, it’s hard for me to perform at my best when working with people. Confidence is like standing on a log – you can get knocked-off balance and lose it.
I’m processing these conflicts today, so I went for a walk to get sun in my eyes and on my skin. I live in a big loft on the 4th floor of a converted factory. There are no balconies so I have to go downstairs to get fresh air and so forth. Working as I do with computers, I’m prone to getting absorbed and neglecting to go outside, especially when the weather is nice. If you go out wearing sunglasses all the time you’re depriving your body of important
Reading time: 3 – 5 minutes
Mean People Suck!
If you want to write your own ticket, run your own show, you’re gonna have encounters with people who want to stop you. On the surface they may believe they love you and are trying to save you from humiliation and failure. The slap sometimes comes in a velvet glove.
Almost everybody tries to project their own values onto other people. That’s how insecurity manifests, usually. The person doing the projecting (onto you) is feeling ,”I can’t value what you do because I’m scared and don’t understand,” and so they say and do things to discourage you.
My first tip is not to enter into direct confrontation with the naysayers until and unless it is necessary. However, if the negative person’s influence on you is especially toxic or over-bearing, there may be no way to stop their energetic encroachment except a confrontation. The problem with making a confrontation with such a person is they’ll probably unleash a lot of bad feelings towards you and if you’re not strong, you’ll feel it and it will hurt and affect your resolve.
Energetically, the person abusing you may be saying ,”I need you,” – as in “I need you