Category Archives: Stories From Within

Spring Clean Your Life

Tweet Every Spring, I look for the moment that the buds start to bloom. I love the magic of it. It always reminds me of my mother. She was born in Greece in the midst of war. She told us … Continue reading

Posted in Stories From Within, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Stories From Within: Courage to Love

TweetBeing unable to accept my happiness looks like me indulging my defensive. Self destructive tendencies become my entire being. Things that I appreciate or enjoy are suddenly used as fuel for anger, sadness and a heart wrenching loneliness. My mind becomes … Continue reading

Posted in Gates of Power, Self-Love Rehab, Stories From Within | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Stories From Within: Perfecting My Own Practice

TweetHaving recently lost a sibling from whom I was estranged, it was becoming clear to me that life is too short and too precious to waste. I was running out of time to fix myself: to really feel confident and successful, … Continue reading

Posted in Gates of Power, Stories From Within | Leave a comment

Stories From Within: Being Assertive

TweetAs a young child I was very sick. I had croup for a few years, and my parents would always have to bring me into the bathroom and turn on the shower real hot so the steam could loosen up … Continue reading

Posted in Stories From Within | Leave a comment

Stories From Within: A Hopeful Journey

Tweet“When I first met Nomi, over 20 years ago, I was lost, broken, empty, and scared. My life had come to a point where I was a mere shell of a person. I had a job that was destroying my … Continue reading

Posted in Stories From Within | Leave a comment

Stories From Within: Beyond Addictions

TweetI had lived most of my life in the throes of addictions—I was running away from the pain of the lost years of life in which I lived in failure, starting at the age of 10. I was smoking, drinking … Continue reading

Posted in Stories From Within | Leave a comment

Stories From Within: Conquering Fear

TweetI have lived in New York for the past 10 years. A short time after I moved to New York from Israel—or I can say I ran away from the life that I didn’t like—I met Nomi. I’d like to … Continue reading

Posted in Stories From Within | Leave a comment

Stories From Within: My Mother’s Daughter

TweetI am the child of an alcoholic. Growing up, while I loved and worshiped my mother, I also feared her temper more than anything. The youngest of four, I felt like she would single me out as a target for … Continue reading

Posted in Stories From Within | Leave a comment