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…

Ten Years in the Making

Ten years is both a long time and a short time. It's long in the grand scheme of life. It's short in the "I can't believe it's been ten years already" way (in a general sense, not in a "since this happened" sense). I know, for me, ten years has done a world of good…