I have anxiety and bouts of high functioning depression and OCD. Basically when my anxiety gets out of control the depression and OCD follow. I go through periods where I have a handle on the anxiety and feel relatively "normal" and I have other times it takes me a little longer to regain some stability.… Continue reading The Invisible Struggle
I feel like we are programmed to live in the future. I don’t mean some sci-fi time travel to some future life. I’m talking about instead on being mindful and present our focus is often on the future. What about tomorrow? What do I have to get done next week? What if this thing could… Continue reading Chasing down the perfection of tomorrow
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.
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. Overall 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 of… 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 Rebecca Ahern: Apothecary & Healing and I had my first ever Reiki session in January 2019.… 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