A Time to Pause

The past couple weeks have been amazing and weird. I feel like my routine is off due to the holidays. On top of that, I feel I have been pushing way too many things I've been wanting to accomplish off to the side. With this upcoming week things should go back to normal. But what…

The End of Another Year

This is my last blog post of 2019. I want to thank everyone who has liked a post or follows my little blog here.I like this time of year because it's an ending but it's also a time to celebrate a new beginning. It's a time we look back on what we have accomplished, but…

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…

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…

Being Present in the Pain

When I was younger, I always wanted to be someone else. Younger me did not understand that her beliefs and thoughts about herself were holding her back from her true potential. Now that I'm older I understand that what we tell our selves, what we believe to be true, is the one thing that truly…

If it Were Easy

"If it were easy, everyone would be doing it."How often have you heard that phrase or some version of it? My guess is quite a few times. It's a concept that is easy enough to agree with but harder to execute. After all, if it were easy, you wouldn't be procrastinating.Maybe I'm just talking to…

Thoughts on Fear

The whole world's scared so I swallow the fear. The only thing I should be drinking is an ice cold beer. p!nk, "F**kin' Perfect" When thinking about what to write, a song lyric from P!nk's song, "F**kin' Perfect," popped into my head. Fear. It's bitter in my mouth but yet I keep drinking it.The world…