Category: Happiness

The Roles We Play

Who has society told you to be, friend? Has it whispered lies to you, forcing you to take a form that isn’t quite right, making you feel you’re supposed to play a role that isn’t meant for you? Have you sawed off the bits…

The Realities We Create

Ever since my divorce at 29, after a very short lived three year marriage, I have struggled to find love…not because it hasn’t been there, but because I have not felt worthy. When you don’t feel worthy of love, and yet you’re out on…

Be Someone

I am someone, not somebody. The distinction is important. This isn’t a grammar lesson, it’s a lesson in how you allow yourself to show up and be in other people’s lives, and what you accept into yours. We as humans crave and desire intimacy,…

A Poor Shopper

Hungry people make poor shoppers… the same is true when we are hungry for love and approval.

Bread Crumbs

Our hearts, our energy, and our time are valuable commodities. We need to be particular about those people who we let share space in these golden spaces, because the people that we invite in become a part of us. When we invite people who…

Growth Mindset

“Challenges are what make life interesting. Overcoming them makes life meaningful.” – Joshua J. Marine The idea of growth mindset is that the hand we are dealt is merely a starting point. One in which requires you to ask yourself, where will you go…

Stay Grounded

I found myself in tears last night, friend. There was a prevailing sense of hopelessness and anxiety as I went out and about yesterday. Not my emotions, but those of others. I felt them crashing upon me like waves. So many people are feeling…

Letting Ourselves Down

There are many ways in which we can let ourselves down. When we say yes, when we’d rather say no. When other people’s feelings are placed ahead of our well-being. When we silence our voice out of fear of how we will be perceived….

Believe and Wait

It is easy to lose faith in what we are capable of. To forget about the potential within us. When we are young we believe that anything is possible, and we see the world as this bright, shiny place teeming with possibility. So often…

The Owner’s Manual

There is so much power in establishing and maintaining boundaries. As a caretaker and someone who strives to see other’s perspectives I have allowed my boundaries to be crossed, erased, adjusted, and manipulated. Being a nice, compassionate person it often felt difficult to maintain…