I decided yesterday I was going to boss up and get a handle on all this laundry. I am also ADHD, so in the midst of that, I decided to purge a little. I also stopped to order more hangers, clean behind the night stand, and put all my tennis shoes away properly, but anyway…Continue reading “I’m Bad at purging. I’m good at hoarding.”
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For The Women Who Can’t Write
A friend tagged me in this one, and I loved it! What hit the hardest? I have the freedom and opportunity to write for “all the women in history who weren’t allowed to write”. And, Y’all, there are women on earth TODAY who aren’t allowed to write. I’ll do my best, Precious Women, who hadContinue reading “For The Women Who Can’t Write”
Soul Searching: Privilege & Other Pushback
Y’all. I’ve been writing about my little soul searching effort, and I’m at the part where we talk about pushback. I have read a many a comment on blogs and social media posts where the original poster on a quest for self care and soul searching is accused of being privileged, even “bougie”. Commenters areContinue reading “Soul Searching: Privilege & Other Pushback”
What Soul Searching Looks Like
So you’ve taken the time to dig deep, to gain some new perspective, to halt the breakdown that was inevitable. What does soul searching look like? Well, it probably looks a little different for everybody. In the book, Eat, Pray, Love, Elizabeth Gilbert searched her soul across Italy and India, finding love and contentment withContinue reading “What Soul Searching Looks Like”
I’M FULL OF JOY, ACTUALLY
Y’all, I’m not always focused on my existential crisis. I’ve been on the struggle bus lately for sure, and my time to refocus and reset has been valuable and needed. But I’m quite full of joy, actually. You know, “joy” and “happiness” are two different things. Happiness is temporary, a moment of contentment, enjoyment, goodness.Continue reading “I’M FULL OF JOY, ACTUALLY”
5 Reasons You Need To Take Time For Yourself NOW
Soul searching has its benefits. If you slow down long enough to just be with yourself, sift through your thoughts, and get reacquainted with the real you, you’ll make some progress toward clarity. I’m not talking about “self care” either – bubble baths, getting your nails done, and whatnot. I’m talking deep soul searching, solitude,Continue reading “5 Reasons You Need To Take Time For Yourself NOW”
I took the writing class last night!
Y’all. I took the writing class last night, “Show & Tell: How to Write Captivating Nonfiction” with published author, Brad Wetzler! It went so well! The whole time I was sitting and listening, I wanted to cry, I was so excited! I was excited to be doing something FOR ME and to make myself better…thatContinue reading “I took the writing class last night!”
Teaching My Daughter: Our needs come first.
“If, as a mother, I always put my needs last, I am teaching my daughter that one day [hers] won’t matter either.” @vanessacornell I don’t want to teach my daughter this, yet I live way fast and put my needs last (or ignore them completely) on the daily. It’s true. And it is one ofContinue reading “Teaching My Daughter: Our needs come first.”
Keepin’ it real.
Nobody likes a Negative Nancy. I am aware that I may come across as Nancy lately. I have posted recently about my feeling lost, used up, tired. I’ve used the words “bitter” and “hermit”, yet truly, I’m not sorry. I want to keep it real. Before I go on, don’t get me wrong. I wantContinue reading “Keepin’ it real.”
See The World
You don’t see the world as it is. You see it as you are. What?! I heard this yesterday. I had to write it down and read it 7 times. Is this real? Do we do this? Do I not see the world for what it really is? What even is it? Is it somethingContinue reading “See The World”