Tag Archives: childhood and family wounding

#MeToo – Inspiring And Encouraging Wounded & Unloved Daughters

I had been estranged from my birth mother since 2010. With her demise last February came the end of a long era of rejection, deception, manipulation, falsehoods, and betrayal — among others. [Condolences unnecessary, please. More about that in future … Continue reading

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When You and Your Mother Can’t Be Friends: Resolving the Most Complicated Relationship of Your Life by Victoria Secunda

“Determining not to see your mother again is never a snap decision…To divorce your mother is, by any yardstick, an unpopular and, for most people, unimaginable option. Nevertheless, there are some cases in which divorcing your mother is not simply … Continue reading

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Suffering The Consequences Of Another’s Wrongdoing. Taking Away What’s Mine. Asserting Myself.

Why do I have to be the one to suffer the consequences of another’s wrongdoing? Why is something that is rightfully mine being taken away from me, and I have to beg for it to be given back to me? … Continue reading

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The Emotional Root Cause of the Malignant Tumor In My Left Breast

I knew right away that it had something to do with my mother wound. Issues with my mother and female figures in my life. The imbalance in the energies of giving and receiving. That’s not rocket science to figure out. … Continue reading

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Returning To My Roots & My Rescuing Tendency

2010 was a significant year in my journey. It was the year when I returned to the Philippines, my country of origin after a four-year sojourn in Northern California. I was to set up my healing practice. I was to … Continue reading

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Breaking Away From Family, Breaking Rescuing Pattern

“How can I deal with my hurtful family members? The number one question that Doreen Virtue received after publishing “Assertiveness for Earth Angels, “ a book that I so love! It proved to be such an invaluable gem. She addresses … Continue reading

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Releasing Unloving People, Places & Situations

There are times in our life when we hold on to a person, place, thing, relationship or situation long before its purpose has been served. At some level, we know it’s time to let them go, but for various reasons, … Continue reading

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Snake Medicine: Something Needs To Die To Give Birth To Something New

A decade ago, I began my journey of breaking away from my caretaker/rescuer role. I embarked on a path of self-love. It also meant practicing tough love. I relinquished the caregiver role that I played for my brother who was … Continue reading

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It’s 2004 All Over Again — Setting Boundaries But Much More Empowered & Loving This Time Around

I was transported back to 2004. It had been a year since I first took care of my brother who had ruptured aneurysm due to drug abuse. He had been recovering miraculously, proving wrong all the doctors’ prognosis — Stanford … Continue reading

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Why Does A Soul Choose Mental Illness As A Growth Opportunity?

Today is Tita Lola’s birthday. I certainly feel a huge shift in my energies around my story with her, one year later. Last year, on the occasion also of her birthday, I wrote a series of posts in her memory, … Continue reading

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