Posts by Alexx Shaw

Alexx Shaw is a writer, spiritual teacher, Master Herbalist, Reiki Master, 500-hour RYT, and Energy Healer. She predominantly focuses her teachings on new perspectives regarding energy and Ego, and information about the Soul Family. She is currently writing her second book. You can find her teachings on YouTube.

Surrendering Isn’t Giving Up: Why We Need to Accept What’s Happened

“The first step toward change is awareness. The second step is acceptance.” ~Nathaniel Branden

I remember the last time I saw him before my world crumbled. I held up my hand with the ASL sign for “I love you” through the window to him, as he mouthed the words back and got in his car to leave for work. I found out an hour later that he—my fiancé—had begun cheating on me a month before he had proposed.

He never fought for me. Even during the course of our relationship, when he would run away due to his own insecurities, …