The silent pain of heartbreak

Flor Taboada blog, Emotional healing, Healing, Heartbreak, Self-care

I think the challenges that a heartbreak brings are underestimated. We do not talk about it much. Often well intentioned and caring friends and family will give us advice and try to cheer us up so we can get over it as soon as possible. Breakups happen to anyone but that doesn’t make them less painful or challenging. And we …

Homecoming

Flor Taboada blog, Emotional healing, Healing, Heartbreak, Self-care

I used to find it really hard to express my feelings, to show vulnerability and reach out for support. I guess since an early age I learnt to cope on my own. Not because I couldn’t have had support. But because I didn’t want to cause any trouble or be a burden. Plus, in my mind, asking for help and …

Don’t get over it

Flor Taboada blog, Healing, Heartbreak, Self-care

I totally get that you want to get over your heartbreak as soon as possible. But I’m so glad I simply didn’t get OVER mine, as I had done before. It was a “through” rather than an “over” I’m grateful that I followed that inner voice that told me to do things differently. Because the voice was right. It was …

A forgiveness bouquet to welcome Spring

Flor Taboada blog, Flower Essences, Healing, Nature, Self-care

Happy Spring Equinox! My favourite time of the year starts NOW! Things can only get better. Sunshine, light and warmth. And flowers galore. Speaking of which… I rescued some flowers on Saturday. There were some beautiful daffodils in my garden and the mini beast from the east was coming. Honestly. I’m not joking. That was the name of the snow storm we just had …