Case studies

poetry

Emotionality

Emotions are like sparks,  Memories of something fiery, And yet simultaneously asleep. Inwardly they move us, Tell us what to do,  Or how we will feel upon certain actions. Like boundaries,  They prescribe limits. Emotionality is a relationship, A way in which we check in with ourselves, Asking, “Who am in this moment?” “Who am… Continue reading Emotionality

essays

Romantic, companionate, and boundless love

I want to introduce the idea that there are at least three forms of love.  The first is the one with which we are indoctrinated in movies, romantic love. In this kind of love, we feel our heart leap upon meeting another person; they complete us! There is a sense that anything is possible, and… Continue reading Romantic, companionate, and boundless love

Interview/Talk

Enneagram five on a hike (spiritual talk)

In this video, I discuss enneagram type five while hiking in New Mexico. In particular, I discuss the enneagram system at large, type five in depth, and type five's core wound, obstacles, and path toward growth. I use my own life experience as a five to reflect on how this system can be used to… Continue reading Enneagram five on a hike (spiritual talk)