Welcome back stranger. – says me to myself, my inner writer self. Funny how we can become accustomed to doing something that gives us joy and then one day we leave it behind reminiscing in the joy we once had while engaging in said activity. Writing gives me so much joy and I closed my… Read More I cried on the gym floor. It was self-care<3
We took a yoga class together last night. Of all the things that we could have been doing, or should I say, you could have been doing, but you chose to take a yoga class with me. A hot yoga class at that. Lately, it seems that we cannot agree on a lot of things… Read More Today’s Haiku Is Yoga.
Up to this point in my life, I have spent a lot of time alone and doing things that typical people do with other people, all by myself. I found comfort in being alone and in complete solitude. I never thought that where I am now is where I was going to be for the… Read More Metanioa.
This word is something I have visited before. Still a word that is unclearly defined for me and one that has boundaries and conditions. Forgiveness for some, is easy and for others like myself it is impossible. I tend to satiate on the actions that hurt me and I want to know why someone wanted… Read More Forgiveness
For decades, women have suffered through oppression and being silenced by our male counterparts. Fighting for equality in every aspects of our lives, voting was just the beginning of the struggle. In America today women are paid 20% less than our male counterparts, according to the Institute for Womens Policy Research. One third more women… Read More To end oppression means to redefine the standards and create new normalcies.
Awareness. To bring awareness to the body, is to bring peace to the center of oneself, to connect the mind, the body and spirit in harmony to create comfort and stability. I practice bringing awareness to my center daily, whether it be through mindful mediation, a few deep breathing techniques everyday or just hitting the… Read More #metoo
I read an article the other day that stated that a young man was going to be granted the ability to play football after raping a young woman at his high school. I read this article, fighting back tears. Through this journey of life after trauma there are several things I have learned and continue… Read More He rapes and continues to live, but what about her?
The smell of fall weather in the midwest is something that I can never grow sick of. I love going home to the smell of the crisp country air, the leaves changing colors, the baggy sweaters, pumpkin spice lattes and lets not forget that its football season. What a wonderful time to be alive. Yet,… Read More He put his hands on me, and I couldn’t even protect myself…
Life insurance.. whats that? Oh yeah that thing that adults get when they get old so if they kill over we can protect our loved ones. I made the decision to get life insurance and started the process through my USAA. I was so excited to call my mom and tell her that if I… Read More It was never about the premium.
When it rains, it pours. I am just thankful that after some down pours we are blessed with a rainbow. I don’t think I’ve ever had a down pour that didn’t follow with at least something beautiful. Or, maybe … thats just how I choose to come out of my anxiety. Finding the best in… Read More Another Day. Another Anxiety Attack