Emma

Hi, I’m Emma. I'm an ideator, optimizer, personal growth nerd, woo-woo explorer, and former prison wife. On this blog, I share insights from my life quest of seeking truth, joy, & magic. Welcome. 💛

November 4, 2021

Self-Loathing Serves a Purpose (and How to Heal)

Why our mind inflicts pain on itself and how to make it stop.

October 12, 2021

How to Meet Your Own Emotional Needs

Giving up my healing fantasy of emotional rescue and learning to give myself the validation I always needed.

June 24, 2021

Don’t Hold Your Present Hostage To Your Past

You have no power over the past. But you do have power over your present.

June 18, 2021

How to Process Trauma By Yourself (Without Therapy)

Processing trauma isn’t nearly as complicated as it often sounds.

June 15, 2021

False Spirituality and Self-Delusion

“Meant to be” can easily become a way to disempower ourselves.

June 14, 2021

What to Do When Your Emotions Feel Out of Control

You don’t need to fight a battle against a ghost. All you need to do is see that it is a ghost.

June 12, 2021

Conscious Coping – Let Yourself Have It

Guilt and self-criticism do not improve your behavior. You can love yourself, even when you’re not perfect.

June 10, 2021

When “Feel Your Feelings” Doesn’t Work

Sometimes you are just reinforcing negative beliefs.

June 8, 2021

The Hell that is Fearful-Avoidant Attachment (and How to Heal It)

Desperate to be loved, terrified to be seen.

June 7, 2021

It Was Never About You

We end up holding ourselves hostage to the meaning we give things. Change your story, change your life.

June 4, 2021

Healing School Trauma

Preparing kids “for the real world” by traumatizing them is ridiculous.

June 3, 2021

Finding the Light

The darkness doesn’t spawn demons. We do.

June 1, 2021

You Can’t Become a Better Person

Healing is about remembering you are already whole.

Day 2 and I’m Nervous (What Trusting the Process Looks Like)

A process post where I write myself through my feelings.

May 30, 2021

Radical Allegiance to Your Creative Self

How to affirm, support, protect, defend, nurture, and fiercely love your creative self. 

Restart

I want to write again. Let’s do this.

Posts prior to 2021 are in the archive.