We all have stories that we have told ourselves or have been told by others - stories about who we are, what we are like, and what we can do. These stories can limit us and can feel so hard to break free from. So often we try our hardest to push these things away or end up avoiding situations or people all together because of the discomfort. This works in many other situations in life. If you don’t like a certain type of food, you don’t have to eat it. If you don’t like a certain band, you [...]
“For a long time, it had seemed to me that life was about to begin – real life. But there was always some obstacle in the way. Something to be got through first, unfinished business, time still to be served, a debt to be paid. Then life would begin. At last, it dawned on me that these obstacles were my life.” – Fr. Alfred D’Souza I can resonate so deeply with this and imagine others can too. “Once I finish grad school, life will really begin.” “Once we aren’t long-distance, our life together will finally start.” “Once we buy [...]
Place your hand right in the front of your face. Now hold it there. What do you notice? How far can you see? What do you miss out on when your hand is right up to your face? How tired might you get if you had to hold it up here for a minute, an hour, all day? Would you be able to watch your favorite show this way? Would you be able to hug your loved ones? Would you be able to engage in or even see the things that are most important to you? Thoughts can be [...]
Morris Therapy and Consulting provides compassionate anxiety and trauma therapy for adults, as well as trauma informed presentations and trainings for organizations.