Stasis Kills

Photo by rawpixel.com on Pexels.com Stasis is a period or state of inactivity or equilibrium. Short periods of stasis can be good. It gives you a chance to rest and get comfortable. Being in a constant state of flux is as exhausting as it is exhilarating. However, a lifetime of stasis is like living life... Continue Reading →

Get Out of My Head!

Photo by: Free photo 8569636 © Sklemin - Dreamstime.com Sometimes someone says something about you that ping-pongs in your head. Whether you agree with the statement or not, you can't stop thinking about it. It's like being caught in a revolving door with no way out and no emergency button. Over and over you hear... Continue Reading →

I am a Perfectionist

Hi, I’m Cece and I am a perfectionist. I did not know I was a perfectionist. In fact, secretly, deep in the recesses of my mind, longed to be a perfectionist because then I could fight my pack rat syndrome and have a clean and organized home, and I’d be much more productive. Perfectionists were,... Continue Reading →

Already Complete

Photo by Markus Spiske My love of romance novels started about four years ago. At the time, I think my drab life needed more spice. Okay, so to be honest I was reading erotic novels first... Then I started reading romance novels. Romance novels are famous for their HOAs. Happily Ever After. Book after book,... Continue Reading →

Have Confidence

What's wrong with being confident? Not a damn thing! Have confidence in yourself even when no one else does. Have faith in your ability when others are questioning them. Be consisent. Be tough. Follow through. Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot... Continue Reading →

Remember Who You Are

June has been difficult; stressful. There's been lots of talking at me, about me, and around me. Lots of assumptions of who I am, what I know, and how much I am worth. One thinks I'm not worth the hype. Someone else believes I'm a possible threat to the project... My project. Another think's I'm... Continue Reading →

Dads: Consistent and Present

Photo by Agung Pandit Wiguna My father wasn’t present in my life for very long. He and my mom had long-standing martial issues that resulted in multiple separations, one before I was born, and two after. The divorce came when I turned six and so began a separation from my father as well. This isn’t... Continue Reading →

Time to Rest

Photo by Nicole Law Rest is essential. Sometimes, you don't need another challenge; you don't need to hunt for the next best thing, and you don't need to get find something fun to do. You need rest. I learned this new and fascinating concept while talking to a life coach who specialized in career changes.... Continue Reading →

Ignoring is Bliss

"If you're not in the arena also getting your ass kicked, I'm not interested in your feedback." Brené Brown Everyone talks. Everyone finds it imperative to share their two cents. And—for better or worse—in 2019 the ability to share every fleeting thought lies in the palm of your hand for countless platforms. You don't have... Continue Reading →

Motherhood is…

Motherhood is hard. It is emotionally and physically draining. It is challenging to raise a human. The uncertainty and fear that every decision could negatively impact your child is a constant companion. And guilt is real and strong and oppressive. Motherhood is amazing. Watching a little being you nurtured become a person is one of... Continue Reading →

Dragons

Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.comI decided to test the waters of writing fantasy last year. Fantasy and paranormal romance are my favorite genres and I wanted to stretch my creative and discover if I could create worlds and amazing, nonhuman characters like my favorite authors. That has yet to be seen, but as the book... Continue Reading →

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