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

Creating Meaning or Thoughts on Purpose

Can you feel it in the air? It's palpable. We are not only approaching the end of another year but the end of another decade. I've seen it on Facebook and Instagram, friends and those I follow posting images of themselves in 2009 and 2019—letting us all know how much they've changed (or stayed the … Continue reading Creating Meaning or Thoughts on Purpose

3 Things I Learned by Writing 50,000 Words in 30 Days

This month I participated in NaNoWriMo and, starting on the 1st, embarked on a journey to write 50,000 words in 30 days. As of this writing I only have 3,748 more words until I reach that goal. (By the time you read this I'll have all 50,000!)I am amazed at myself.I participated in NaNo in … Continue reading 3 Things I Learned by Writing 50,000 Words in 30 Days

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 … Continue reading Being Present in the Pain

National Suicide Awareness Prevention Month

We should be able to talk about how we are feeling without feeling ashamed. It's okay to not be okay. It's okay to ask for help. It's okay to reach out to someone who might be struggling.To find resources visit the following sites:To Write Love on Her ArmsNational Alliance on Mental IllnessSeptember is National Suicide … Continue reading National Suicide Awareness Prevention Month