Archive for June, 2013

I Wanna See You Be Brave

Posted by Sooz on Monday, June 24, 2013 | 3 Comments

A dear friend posted this video by Sara Bareilles on FB recently. I watched it until the tears made it impossible for me to see the screen clearly. I gathered myself and watched it again. I think it was the third pass before I could really take it all in. There is something galvanizing to the [...]

Look in the Mirror

Posted by Sooz on Sunday, June 9, 2013 | 1 Comment

Does this scenario seem familiar?  Someone is genuinely trying to tell you something you NEED to hear – and you just can’t take it. You think they are trying to “fix” you or they just don’t understand how hard it is to be you. Maybe you’re the one talking and no one is listening? Why [...]

The Courage to Feel

Posted by Sooz on Monday, June 3, 2013 | 6 Comments

  Compassion:  “To Suffer Together” One of the most beautiful qualities of being human is the ability to feel compassion. Compassion is that compelling tug you feel in your heart when you see someone suffering or in pain which then leads you to act on their behalf.  Compassion is more than empathy, it is a [...]