Hi there. Thank you, thank you, thank you for reading. This blog is crazy and scary and fun for me. I've been feeling a shift during these last few days, so please bear with me. Things might start to look a little different around here. She’s all New England. She’s a laborer. She doesn’t carry … Continue reading Herself
I think I existed in survival mode my entire school career. I tried to make the teacher happy, tried to be noticed. I was noticed by doing the best work, and I was noticed by my behavior. And then I was worthy. I aimed to please. It was a good day when the teacher said … Continue reading Success, defined.
I had no clue I was stuck in my own negativity. Everything was a problem. Nothing was good enough. There was always something better, something more. My language was negative, and so were my thoughts. When I was able to slow down, I started to notice all of this. Awareness. I was seeing what was … Continue reading Grateful
I’m starting with myself. I will try to understand. I will educate myself. I will accept how much I don’t know. I will listen. I will learn about myself. I will learn about my privilege. I will learn about the disconnect between our country’s leaders and its people. I will make sure my kids know … Continue reading I’m starting with myself.
Anxiety is strong. She used to be my BFF. I know her well. I thought she was looking out for me, but she was in it for herself. Have you had a friend like that? I couldn’t see it. Anxiety wants you to listen to her. She badgers you relentlessly. But she isn’t to be … Continue reading Strength
I’ve learned to recognize my fear. It shows up every day, in many different ways. And it never fails to show up when I do the things I’ve always dreamed of. My heart’s racing. I feel like I’m floating. It’s hard to focus. My mind is active. I’m scattered. I’m excited to do these things, … Continue reading My friend, Fear
I read this: Live in the moment… Be here now… This moment is all there is… Enjoy the present moment… I heard this: Forget about everything else in your life! Forget about all the shit you did in the past! Don’t think about how that person hurt you! And the future – who cares?! Who … Continue reading This Moment
Your body is tired. Your mind is tired. It’s been ages since they were at peace. Were they ever? Your soul is awake and full of light. I’ve been here waiting. Speaking, drowned out by the noise. You heard me. I know this because of all those times. Those times you heard me beyond the … Continue reading The Art of Letting Go
It feels really good to say, “I don’t know what I’m doing.” I used to work hard at figuring things out. How to make myself look good. How to be a wife. How to work in the business world. How to be a mother. We’re talking about big stuff here. It was everything. I never … Continue reading I don’t know what I’m doing.