Lowering My Expectations

By: Loolwa Khazzoom, Founder, Dancing with Pain

September 3rd, 2016 • Leave a Comment

I’ve been feeling profoundly sad about my mom, on and off. Yesterday, for example, I felt depressed all day, but then went for a swim in the ocean and felt fantastic. I’m discovering that I don’t...
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Spin

By: Loolwa Khazzoom, Founder, Dancing with Pain

September 1st, 2016 • Leave a Comment

Kauai is like a condensed version of touchy-feely enclaves in Northern California and the Pacific Northwest. Everyone is an intuitive, and everyone has cosmic interpretations of the most mundane occurrences...
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The Place that Called Me

By: Loolwa Khazzoom, Founder, Dancing with Pain

August 31st, 2016 • Leave a Comment

This is quite possibly my favorite spot in Hawaii. It is my Gd/dess spot. It is where the Island told me to stay here and immerse myself in her Nature and allow the Island to wash over me and heal me....
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Prayer for a Stranger

By: Loolwa Khazzoom, Founder, Dancing with Pain

August 27th, 2016 • Leave a Comment

A couple of months before I left Seattle, and the reason I left the lovely house and neighborhood where I was living, the neighbor to my east (the one who had done four months of heavy construction tearing...
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It Takes Time

By: Loolwa Khazzoom, Founder, Dancing with Pain

August 21st, 2016 • Leave a Comment

It takes time. It takes time to thaw out. I cannot expect to come to Kauai after years of trauma, and heal automatically. Or know how to heal. Or know what the fuck I am doing, at all. It takes time. Time...
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