Lonely Only

I am but one One girl growing into a woman On the verge of and in between Just not quite anywhere I’m almost… Everybody needs somebody in this world But I have trained myself to feel otherwise The self-appointed Lonely Only Only lonely because I’ve made myself that way People underestimate what the mind can... Continue Reading →

Try Not to Worry

Photo by @pluetoe As a planner/overthinker who suffers from anxiety, I tend to cringe at the phrase "don't worry." After all, there is lots to worry about. But recently I realized life is one gigantic, individualized obstacle course, like Ultimate Beastmaster or American Ninja Warrior but with so many more of those swinging weight bags.... Continue Reading →

Cut ‘Em Off

Photo by Nick Demou Cut 'em off. Not a new concept for me. I am the woman who wrote my absentee father a Dear John letter at thirteen. Yet, every New Year and every mid-year the Cutting Them Off memes circulate social media. In case you haven't noticed, it's cut 'em off season. I am... Continue Reading →

We’re All Ariel Sometimes

When I was little, like age four, my favorite movies were The Little Mermaid and The Land Before Time. Much to the displeasure of my big sister, I would watch both every day if I could. But with The Little Mermaid, I sang the songs and begged for a bath every night so I could... Continue Reading →

Great Advice

Found this quote and thought it seemed like a great reminder for a Monday morning. The only thing I would add is learn when to rest and when to push yourself. Advice to my younger self: 1 Start where you are with what you have 2 Try not to hurt other people 3 Take more... Continue Reading →

Ch-Ch-Changes

When was the last time you loved your look? Really? When was the last time you looked at yourself and said, "Damn! I look amazing"? Has it been awhile? Me too. Same goes for my clothes, my hair, and my house. Part of my journey has been to figure out what works for me in... Continue Reading →

Smile

The news is dismal these days. There's, seemingly, not a lot of good things going on right now. But that's not true. Remember the news is meant to keep you informed about the bad things, things that may impact you or those around you. It's up to you to continue to see the good in... Continue Reading →

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