Sweets with Mum

sweets with mum

Written by Daphne

Daphne is a registered yoga therapist, movement educator, bodyworker, and a specialist in somatic therapy.

November 6, 2021

This lady here is the woman who gave me life.

I was her first born. She was 22.

For most of my life, we couldn’t see eye to eye.

There were resentments and estrangements.

I swore I would never be like her.

And then I learnt about tolerance.

And empathy.

And compassion

I realised she is just another human being trying to do her best.

I started to see how we mirror each other.

There was a softening. The spiked armour we were both donning began to come apart.

An unspoken understanding of our deep love and respect for each other beneath the triggers and the strife.

She’s a woman who roars. So am I.



This post was previously posted on Yogawithdaphne.com on October 11th 2020

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