This Holiday Season it's Okay to Not be Okay

We are in the midst of the holiday season. Hanukkah, Christmas, and Kwanzaa are upon us and you may be feeling stressed or sad or annoyed by all the holiday decor. Maybe you're tired of the messaging and articles that say, "Don't gain that holiday weight!," which you know will soon be followed by, "Get … Continue reading This Holiday Season it's Okay to Not be Okay

stand out in the crowd

i don't know what it's like to not be different. i do know what it's like to try to conform and comply. as children we learn that to be different is synonymous with inferior. the lucky ones among us are raised to see that our differences empower us. the unlucky ones try to conform but … Continue reading stand out in the crowd

Embracing Change as I Grow

Tomorrow is my birthday. I turn 34. I must say, I don't feel like an adult. Or, rather, I don't feel like I thought an adult would feel. I still have insecurities. I still have doubts. I still have no idea what I'm doing with my life. I count myself lucky because I know I'm … Continue reading Embracing Change as I Grow