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…

Learning to be…

I started doing Adriene's Yoga Camp a couple weeks ago and today is day 15. I don't remember why I started or how I stumbled upon her 30 days series but after watching her orientation video I figured I would give it a shot.I've always been a start and stop kinda girl when it comes…

Learning to Step Into my Power

Disciplinary conversations are apart of my job. They aren't my favorite part and until recently have caused some nervousness beforehand. This past Tuesday I had to have one of these conversations and the apprehension arose. After work I started to think about why this was and realized that I was giving away my power.I was…

Alice and the Well

Once upon a time Alice fell down a well. It was actually more of a jump but let's not get distracted by technicalities. Anyway, Alice thought she'd hit the water soon enough but to her surprise kept falling and falling and falling.Finally, she landed on her back with a soft thud on the wet earth.…

Heavy & Light

On Saturday I attended To Write Love On Her Arms' "Heavy & Light: An Evening of Songs, Conversation And Hope." I watched it online last year and figured since I love the work they're doing and I love music I should attend it in person while I have the opportunity to do so.The only artist…