Why does it seem like things must completely fall apart- before the rebuild? It seems like everything is falling apart right now. School. Home. Family. Life. I’m ready to make circumstances better, but it’s like walking upstream in an overflowing river. Some things are little. Some things are big. But nothing is right. Right now.Continue reading “One Day at a Time”
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Empath on Steroids
Oxford Languages define “empath” as a person with the paranormal ability to apprehend the mental or emotional state of another individual. I’ve done this on a fairly small scale for as long as I can remember. Usually, I feel sad or sorry for someone, but it feels like it is me who is experiencing theContinue reading “Empath on Steroids”
Honey, I Killed your Ego
If only it were that easy. If only I could don my superhero costume and go rescue my hubby’s soul… imprisoned by years of manipulation and abuse from his ego. It’s like the old devil and angel on your shoulder, you know, the wolf you feed? We all have a devil and an angel, andContinue reading “Honey, I Killed your Ego”
Two Years, No Drinks
Two years ago was one of the most shameful days of my life. I won’t go into details, and they aren’t tragically awful, as I was a ‘high bottom’ drunk. I’ve never had a DUI or anything like that. But I knew that I had to stop drinking once and for all. In these twoContinue reading “Two Years, No Drinks”
Don’t Look at Me
Spring has sprung, and the sunshine couldn’t feel any brighter. The birds are getting louder every day and the grass is slowly turning a lush green. Despite the arrival of spring, and my birthday, last week was tough. Low vibes and low energy, all week long. I didn’t workout as much as usual and myContinue reading “Don’t Look at Me”
How to Buy Happiness: Don’t
I stuffed my face for a long time and gained a lot of weight. I also turned to things to consume like caffeine and sugar. It took me a couple years to realize this, but after a particularly stressful family party followed by a couple weeks of mindlessly stuffing my face, I realized how drinking, overeating and even shopping are merely a symptom.
How about some Self-Love?
Self love is the foundation of health. Without it, our lives can become unmanageable, and it can happen so gradually, we may not even realize it. It’s not always easy, and can feel really icky to take care of ourselves. But self-care makes up the blocks of that foundation. It can feel greedy when weContinue reading “How about some Self-Love?”