Posts by Michelle Miyagi

An Epidemic of Unhealed Trauma

An Epidemic of Unhealed Trauma

Finally, scientific studies to help us destigmatize and legitimize that it’s not that we are “weak,” it’s not “all in...

Shame

Shame

Something that continues to challenge me is feeling shame about my physique. I have battled being overweight since childhood. I’ve...

Forgiveness

Forgiveness

My daughter was doing research for a college class assignment and she interviewed me about my experiences regarding my ethnicity,...

Power Dynamics in Abuse

Power Dynamics in Abuse

What gets really confusing and frustrating when you are the “non” in a relationship, the non-abuser, the non-personality disordered, or...

Vindictive

Vindictive

  Is it ever okay to be angry and frustrated? Is it reasonable to have expectations and boundaries? Do we...

Telling My Story πŸ™‚ πŸ’šπŸ’šπŸ’š πŸ„

Telling My Story πŸ™‚ πŸ’šπŸ’šπŸ’š πŸ„

Roach Roomies

Roach Roomies

Why would anyone tolerate a roach infestation? This was the topic of discussion with my husband one morning. At his...

Open yourself to possibilities! πŸ˜ƒπŸ’šπŸ’šπŸ’šπŸ‡

I had so much fun with the I Can Do What I Want Challenge! Being silly, joking and playing is...

I Can Do What I Want Challenge! I want to help β€οΈπŸŒˆπŸ˜ƒ

I’ve been blogging since 2013 sharing what’s helped me navigate the twists and turns of life in hope that it...

I Can Do What I Want Challenge! Skateboarding! πŸ‚πŸ˜ƒπŸ„ And Dealing With Difficult RelationshipsπŸ’™

Our relationships are essential to our survival. When we are young we depend on our family to survive and those...

Never Enough

I Can Do What I Want Challenge! Beach Vacation! Savoring the moments πŸ˜€πŸ–πŸŒ΄πŸŒˆβ€οΈ

I was asked, “How do you know if you’re spending enough time with someone you love?” I am all too...

I Can Do What I Want Challenge! 😁🌈❀️Jump Rope! Plus Dealing with Emotional Triggers.

I used to be detached from my emotions. It was a coping skill I learned during childhood to get through...

I Can Do What I Want Challenge! Rainbow Love! πŸŒˆπŸŒˆπŸŒˆπŸ˜ƒβ€οΈ

One regret I have is that I never really considered until recent years how diverse gender and sexual identity is,...

I Can Do What I Want Challenge: The right to BARE arms πŸ˜ƒπŸ’ͺ🌈 Pogo!

I haven’t always been self conscious about my body and physical appearance. That didn’t start until I reached about 10...

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