Can I Be Blunt?

Can I be blunt? My cup doesn’t have room for your neighbor. I heard this quote the other day by Brene Brown that I haven’t gotten out of my head: “I don’t come in here and say, hey I know what’s going on with John – blah, blah, blah. Because when we do that, I […]

Baby Fever

I’ve been thinking a lot recently about how happy I am that my kids aren’t babies anymore.  Don’t get me wrong, I LOVE babies, and I loved my kids being babies. My Mom always said that my mothering instinct was so strong, I rocked my baby dolls before I could talk.  My heart (and my […]

Love & War

I’m slowly writing a memoir. One choppy, jumpy, heartfelt chapter at a time, (what describes me better than racing, incomplete sentence thoughts?) months in between, so as not to force inspiration that’ll eventually turn into burnout and resentment, I’m doing it. For a long time, I convinced myself I couldn’t. More than a handful of […]

Not Just Another Frog

Memories are often triggered by a smell for me. The other day I put Thieves oils in my diffuser for the first time in a long time, and it put tears in my eyes. One of the first times I remember smelling that was when I knocked on my Grandma’s door and she was there […]

The Elephant in the Room

Most of my twenties, primarily the latter half, have been all about mental fortitude. What emotions do I want to tame and what do I want to feed? What do I need to be more quiet, what can I give power to, to be more loud? They’re simple to pinpoint. The work put into HOW […]

Good Gasoline

To put the last few years simply (which have been anything but), the latter part of my twenties have been about healing and finding inner peace. Recently I’ve learned something that’s been extremely helpful, and frankly, very empowering. This analogy, this imagery, is something I see in my mind every day now. I actually close […]

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