Bids For Connection

We’re reaching out for connections in different ways. Sometimes we are aware, sometimes we’re not. Sometimes we’re heard, sometimes we’re not, and it can hurt when we aren’t. What is a bid for connection? A bid is an attempt from one person to another for attention, affirmation, affection, or any other positive connection. They can … Read more

Importance of the little things

It doesn’t take much to make our lives a bit better and there is a huge difference between doing a little or doing nothing. This is my list of little things that can make life a bit better Going to bed early Cuddling with my cat My cat meowing for my attention Beautiful views Staring … Read more

Just Another Day With CPTSD #2

dissociation

I hit a pause on my therapy because I’m afraid of getting too attached to another therapist. I also probably already live a better life than many people with CPTSD in some ways and I’m very grateful for that. I’d like to stay here at least for a while. I still struggle in some areas … Read more

Art Is About Sharing Who You Truly Are

Art is an expression of your spirit and humanness. It’s an expression of your wholeness. Art can help you to understand what it is you need in your life right now. How can you use this to manifest something that you desire deeply? I don’t have enough knowledge to teach you this, but some other … Read more

The Sweetest Pain

Do you know the feeling when you miss someone so much that it hurts? And at the same time, you feel joy, when you think about this person’s happiness… It’s a weird combination, this pleasure, and pain. So many stories created my brain. I still want you inside, inside of my head stories so happy, … Read more

What Is Love?

what is love

Love is complex. Too complex to explain it in a shorter sentence. I’ve tried to be as short as possible again. I hope you’ll learn something new today – about love, you, or someone/something else. Love is more than just a feeling. For me to love means to give and to accept, without expecting anything … Read more

Alone In A World Full Of People

Coping with loneliness

Do you ever feel like this? I did too. Now that I know what’s going on, I don’t feel lonely for too long, yet I still do. More often than I’d like to. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Lampelina (@lampelina_blog) You’re not alone. Despite your feelings telling you otherwise. ❤️ P.S. … Read more