You’re shattered like you’ve never been before, the life you knew in a thousand pieces on the floor.And words fall short in times like these when this world drives you to your knees.You think you’re never gonna get back to the you that used to be. Tell your heart to beat again, close your eyes … More Yesterday’s A Closing Door
Have you ever noticed there are people in this life who only like you when you’re all happy happy joy joy? But heaven forbid you display something else, feel something else – well then you just aren’t as much fun to be around anymore. So then what? Be yourself but end up feeling empty and … More Masks vs. Reality
“Hell on earth. I’d seen slivers of that place myself, seen its flames flicker.. seen evil intentions…there’s a little bit of hell on earth, and you never know when you’re going to see it next.” I read this passage in a fictional novel over the weekend and did it ever stand out to me! It … More Caught Up In The Bad
It’s been a year now since our lives were suddenly and shockingly upended. A year since life as we knew it changed, possibly forever in certain ways. A year since we felt any security in this thing we call life. I remember back in April of2020, when I was ordering my first cloth masks from … More Covid-Induced Depression
I recently re-read a few of my Unsent Letter posts and it is amazing how well words tumble out when we can just be openly, blatantly honest. I don’t even remember writing some of it, but the power of coming back to my own words, well written words, can be uplifting. It’s good to remember … More Unsent Letters
Ah anxiety! We’ve all felt it We’ve all at one time or another felt the body tingling, got the sweaty palms, dealt with rambling and unsure thoughts. But for some of us, that same anxiety goes into hyperdrive and overwhelms us, envelops us, depletes us. Here is a peak into my experience. How do I … More A Peak Into My Anxiety
Today my blog reached 600 followers and I can’t even begin to express how much that means to me. When I started this blog, I didn’t think I would reach even 10 followers. I just couldn’t imagine that anyone would care about my life and inner-thought ramblings. But then people started following, and they started … More 600 followers!
“Brighten the corner where you are.” I just read this line in a fictional novel and it mirrored the thought I woke up with today: what if I just stopped fighting it? What if I stopped fighting who I am, how I am? What if I stopped trying to fix myself for everyone who doesn’t … More What If We Stopped Fighting It?
This question will turn heads for sure. I am an incest survivor, from both my brother and my father separately. I have always had memories of the abuse. I was in my young adult years when I first learned of the concept of repressed memory. I remember, at the time, thinking there was no way … More Is Repressed Memory Real?
Therapy – it puts the fear of God in some and is the answer to prayer for others. While therapy may be a viable, helpful tool for many, I am a firm believer that it may not be the answer for everyone. I am one of those people. I have written in the past of … More When Therapy Isn’t The Answer