It’s OK to feel sad — it’s a necessary part of growth & healing

I woke up sad.

There’s a wounded place in my heart. I’m disconnected, can’t feel the love I need to ground me, inspire me, remind me of the wonders of life.

Everything seems to be collapsing- relationships, organizations, this world… it’s hard to watch, harder still to stand in the…

If Armageddon is around the corner, there is only one thing to do

The world’s problems are big and have grown exponentially in the past year. They feel giant, like a monster towering overhead, so big they seem to obscure the world around me. Humanity appears on the brink of chaos, the planet is at a tipping point, the world’s future questionable.

What…

In the face of fear, hate, and anger… be love

I wrote the article that follows on 11/11/20, but I did not publish it.

Why?

I felt it wasn’t ready — I felt I wasn’t ready. Now, two months later, I see that this is the right time, that this is the moment in which I am called to do…

If you only do one thing for yourself this holiday season…

Even if the chaos of 2020 has physically slowed you down, shackled you to your home, isolated you from friends, kept you idle, that doesn’t mean it has stilled you inside, in your heart and your mind. I ask you to consider welcoming stillness inside as well as out.

Slow…

Why does the US have one of the lowest voter turnouts?

In 2008, when 62% of eligible voters cast ballots for the president of the United States it was a 40-year high for US voter turnout. Over those years an average of just 57% of eligible voters chose our president. U.S. …

Not voting is not a choice, it is a surrender.

I am ruminating… have been for a long time. It’s gotten worse this year, but it’s been going on since the lead up to the election in 2016. “How can I make a difference? What should I be doing? Who can help change the trajectory humanity is on?…” These questions…

Suffering is universal; could it unite us?

July 1, 2020 (from a hand-written scrap of yellow paper)

I just realized something. I have been sexually abused or assaulted or whatever the PC term is today. My ex-husband assaulted me. He lied to me for better than nine years about who he was, why he married me, and the hurtful behavior he engaged in throughout our time together…

Michelle Thall

Creator, Teacher & Learner on a journey to become myself — whole, well & happy — and help others do the same. Join the tribe @ TheWholeWellnessProject.com

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