I want to wear black. Everyday. Because there is no color right now in my life. And I want to cover my head and throw ashes on it. I want everyone who sees me to know that my life is not OK in any way, that it has been forever altered and that a … Continue reading Permission to grieve
I was ambushed. Out of nowhere in particular, the cloud descended and enveloped me today. Suddenly the sunshine, usually so bright, was nowhere to be found. Have you ever had a day like that? Everything is blanketed in gray, heavy mist. And I know in my head that I am surrounded by good and beautiful … Continue reading Fighting through the fog
Perfectionism is a stress monger, a liar and a fun-killer. But it will keep snapping the whip until you send it packing. How can we uproot something that runs so deep?
Messes can be scary, and when we continue to avoid them we allow them to grow and silently take over. But what if we didn't have to fear our inner mess?
There are things in life that will break you. You may not realize this yet. But it will happen. I spent most of my life trying to avoid being broken - never understanding the power it holds to set things right. I thought I was stronger than the storm. I thought that with stubborn willpower, … Continue reading Broken doesn’t mean damaged