I feel as though I’ve risen to the surface of a deep, dark pond and taken my first breath in… Read more Surfacing
TRIGGER WARNING: This post discusses emotional abuse. Call me disingenuous, wishy-washy, pathetic. Why not? Remember that happy post from Thanksgiving?… Read more When the Truth Finds You
On Monday I received word that one of my cousins is in a medically induced coma. Apparently, his struggle with… Read more The Only Certainty
I’ve been enjoying letting things go lately, (old wounds and resentments, bad habits, and my constant need for control). I’m… Read more React or Respond?
Aside from my fascination with words and writing, I’ve only ever felt one ‘vocational’ calling. But, it’s never been specific.… Read more The Pull
As an INTJ, I’ve spent a significant portion of my life trying to improve. Personally, academically, professionally…it’s a hardwired imperative… Read more Mental Tapes & The Challenge of Personal Change
Yesterday, my step-mom came by to share some painful news. My step-brother’s roommate (and best friend) passed away in his… Read more Honoring Our Pain