Kintsugi living blog — letting go

Releasing my pre-broken self

Posted by Kenetha Stanton on

Releasing my pre-broken self

© 2008 Rigel, Flickr | CC-BY | via Wylio I've been engaged in a massive clean out program the last few weeks in an attempt to combat my pack rat tendencies and reduce the amount of stuff I own. It's been a bit like an archaeological dig of my own life. I can look through the stuff I have to see the time periods I've lived through—all of the careers, interests, hobbies, and style preferences I've lived through at various stages. It's walk down memory lane of all of the past selves I've been at different times. Some of that...

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Sprouting: Why we resist transformation

Posted by Kenetha Stanton on

Sprouting: Why we resist transformation

Rocket shoots by Marion Schreiber, on Flickr. Used via Creative Commons licensing. The last few years have been a time of intense transformation for me, and I've been paying some attention lately to some of the ways this period has changed me and the ways that I approach and interact with life. There are, of course, many ways in which I am the same person I've always been, with all of the same faults and quirks, but there are other ways in which I am profoundly different from the person I once was. Most of these changes are helpful ones...

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