Have you ever become lost in thoughts of gratitude? I’m not talking just acknowledging the things you feel grateful for then moving on. Those pauses are nessesary and equally wonderful but I’m talking much deeper gratitude. The kind that gets you lost in your thoughts. This has been happening to me much more often. It’s … Continue reading Get lost in gratitude
Women are led to believe they must do it all and well. That if you drop the ball in any area you're a failure. You are expected to juggle all of your hats with a smile on your face. Heaven forbid you get emotional about something then you're labeled a crazy bitch. Hide all of … Continue reading Make your own rules
I wrote the following words on June 15, 2015. I was suffering from a broken heart and insomnia. My best friend had just cut her family vacation short, a vacation we both knew would be her last one ever. She was in Cleveland clinic awaiting some relief. She was losing her fight with breast cancer. … Continue reading Panic with a side of insomnia and broken heart.
The simple and ordinary parts of life are the most beautiful. Sure we can have big grand moments, and they produce a fun memory or joy in the moment. But I think my fondest memories have the simplest backdrops and have even less frills. I get a huge laugh to this day when I think … Continue reading Beauty is in the ordinary
Ok this is a hard one to hear. It is for me at least. This is because I sit and think about so many wasted years of unhappiness. Over all my life has been pretty damn good, but I haven’t always seen it that way. I’ve spent many days miserable because of things either out … Continue reading Hard truths about happiness
In December 2018 someone recommended reiki to me. I had actually been reading up on it online and was very interested. She gave me a list of names and one just jumped out to me. I reached out to her and I had my first ever Reiki session a month later in January 2019. That … Continue reading The shift
I lost my dearest and closest friend 4 years ago. While most people that know me realize that I felt a tremendous loss. They were not aware that my life changed in ways I did not foresee coming. Her death wasn’t the unforeseen part. I had sometime to prepare, (fuck cancer!) although there really isn’t … Continue reading Healing has no timeline