The Sad Times Give Us Soul, but they also take a toll… Let this be the year that I let it go…

For the past 9 years, the time between my birthday (August 26th and August 29th) has always been a painful, tense, and emotional time for me.  9 years ago on my birthday I almost didn’t survive.  I had just turned 22 and that night I knew that I needed to create an escape plan for […]

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It’s Okay…

It’s okay to be tired and rest. It’s okay to not be happy all the time. It’s okay to make mistakes. It’s okay to be quiet and internally expressive. It’s okay to want more. It’s okay to want less It’s okay to not have all of the answers. It’s okay to be right here right […]

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Let Go & Level Up

I have recently learned two things about myself.  The first is that I am very stubborn.  And the second is that it is hard for me to let things go.  In the right circumstances, these are potentially good qualities, but lately they have been keeping me from growing into the best version of myself. 8 […]

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What’s The Point?…

I have written in a journal for years and was so proud of the volumes of life stories that I wrote.  I remember back in 2011 when I decided to stop censoring my journals because I wanted to look back and remember exactly what it was like to be 23 years old. I looked forward […]

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As The Dust Settles…

Moving and making major life changes shakes things up a bit.  And now as the dust settles, I can see that I have become a little sloppy…  The laundry gets done, but not always put away.  I am staying up later and sleeping in.  Spending more time trying to “capture all the precious moments” with […]

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This De-cluttering Process…

I have gone through and let go of years of memories and somehow I still have a stack of stuff that I am not looking forward to going through… I used to think that acquiring items was the challenge, but really that is the easy part.  The challenge is not accumulating too much and finding […]

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