Are you feeling restless or unsure about the choices you’ve made in your life? Don’t worry, it’s not a crisis – it might be a mid-life awakening. In this post, we explore how we often make decisions based on external expectations, and how a mid-life awakening can be a powerful opportunity for growth and self-discovery. Learn how to embrace this journey with open hearts and minds, and be courageous enough to follow your own path.
There are a couple of things I’ve had to learn and accept as truth. 1. It’s okay to not know everything. In a world that constantly bombards us with information and opinions, it’s easy to feel like we should have all the answers. But… Continue Reading “It’s Okay”
Love, just like our own growth, evolves and matures over time. There is the honeymoon stage. This is the stage where everything seems perfect, carefree, and fun. You’re infatuated and smitten, and everything seems and feels perfect. When many people think about ‘falling in… Continue Reading “The Stages of Love”
How beautiful to be in a constant state of new beginnings. Did you forget? Did you forget that you get to go through the chrysalis stage again and again and again over the course of your life? To change from one state to another… Continue Reading “New Beginnings”
If we are looking to other people, places, things, or experiences to bring us happiness, peace, joy, and love we will always end up disappointed and let down. While all of these things, particularly our relationships with others, have great potential to enrich our… Continue Reading “Love Cannot Rescue”
We live lives full to the brim with various events and doings, but only a handful of them are mile markers. Events that mark a significant period of time, events that veer us off course, and – if we were a house – these… Continue Reading “Mile Markers”
If you don’t love yourself and feel wholly worthy as you are, this is the evidence. These are the landmines you’re planting your relationships. The doubts, the questioning, the need for validation, and for someone else to be responsible for your emotional regulation. I know, because I used to plant them and then be surprised when they would erupt in my face.
Opening yourself up to something new can be scary, whatever that ‘new’ might be. It’s easy to get stuck in comfort and what is known and familiar. While I do think that there is something valuable in being able to be content in life,… Continue Reading “Comfort Zones & Disappointment”
I’ve gotten used to the voice in my head, the mean girl who tells me I’m not good enough. Not thin enough. Not smart enough. Not financially stable enough. Not pretty enough. Not feminine enough. Not enough. There has been a perpetual bar in… Continue Reading “Introducing My Inner Voice”
There have been many endings in my life that initially felt cataclysmic. Not getting into the college I’d dreamed of attending. Break-ups with lovers that I’d believed would last forever. Jobs I’d applied for that seemed a perfect fit passed me over. All things… Continue Reading “It’s Just a Detour”