What does the term boundaries mean to you? Does it mean the common definition of boundary that states a boundary is a line that marks the limits of an area or is a limit of a subject or sphere of activity? Or does it mean something different? To me, it depends on what we are … Continue reading Boundaries
Childless or Childfree?
Today’s topic may be a trigger for any of you who might be or have in the past been through the journey to conceive. I will be discussing my journey and my thoughts about the communities that we unintentionally become a part of. For those of you who are new here, let me do a … Continue reading Childless or Childfree?
I’m sabotaging myself. Yeah, you read that right. I have realized that I quickly and frequently sabotage myself in many, many ways. The most common is in my professional career. What do I mean? In Believe IT by Jamie Kern Lima, she states, “...we all have a deep belief about our own value, and anytime … Continue reading Sabotage
Who Are You When No One Is Watching?
Who are you when no one is watching? Trent Shelton asked this question on a recent podcast, and it gave me all of the feels. Who am I? Who am I in front of other people? Who am I when I am solely in my own company? Do I know? I can’t say that I … Continue reading Who Are You When No One Is Watching?
I Forgive Myself
I can’t remember what I was doing when I heard this concept, but I was shocked. I felt dumb. Why hadn’t I thought of that? Why had I concerned myself more with forgiving other people than ever thinking about forgiving myself? Now you may be wondering why I would need or want to forgive myself … Continue reading I Forgive Myself
Is Journaling Right For You?
We’ve all heard the recommendation to journal each day. Sometimes the recommendation is made to journal about your gratitude. Other times it’s to free-flow write about whatever comes to mind. And yet, other times, we are pushed to journal about everything we go through each day. Some people recommend journaling every morning. Others recommend every … Continue reading Is Journaling Right For You?
Be A Legend In Your Own Mind
“Be A Legend In Your Own Mind” is chapter 28 in 52 Ways to Live a Kick-Ass Life: BS-Free Wisdom to Ignite Your Inner Badass and Live the Life You Deserve by Andrea Owen that has stuck with me since I read it a few years ago. When I read that book, I created my … Continue reading Be A Legend In Your Own Mind
I want to talk about working out and all of the drama surrounding it as well as how working out has affected my life. With growing up being told I was big-boned and my ass being a frequent topic of conversation, I have always had body image issues. I got to my heaviest in 2011 … Continue reading Working Out
Where I Come From
Today I want to take a step back. I want to talk about where I came from because I know so many of you see where I am today and might be thinking that I have this perfect life or have had it pretty easy, but I haven’t. I am about to turn 35 in … Continue reading Where I Come From
I Need To….
Last week, I briefly explained something that I want to walk through in more detail with you now. I started a thought by saying, “here’s what I need to do.” I immediately realized I was contradicting myself from a conversation that I had had just a few days before writing that post. I am starting … Continue reading I Need To….