Misunderstandings… They Happen

My little cousins are mad at me and it sucks. Even though the situation was a complete misunderstanding, they, understandably so, do not see it that way. I haven’t known how to navigate this space of pain and uncertainty. While I do have a strained and extremely interesting dynamic with my family, they are stillContinue reading “Misunderstandings… They Happen”

PRIDE In Self Expression

Ideas pile up, turning into distant memories the longer they lay dormant. In the silent creases of night, cobwebs form on dreams that only hope to one day be brought to fruition. Have you ever felt like this before? As if everything you think about, everything you wish for just doesn’t seem to be comingContinue reading “PRIDE In Self Expression”

Trust Your Gut

Following our gut instincts will often get us far in life. Sitting down with ourselves, taking quiet time to listen and hear exactly what we need can often save us from potentially terrible fates. Recently I have come into a few situations where while I sought advice from close and well respected friends, what IContinue reading “Trust Your Gut”

Inward Reflections

Upon some self reflection I noticed that I often ran from facing things head on. Afraid of what was awaiting my arrival on the other side I tended to hover in spaces of indecision for they somehow felt “better” and “more comfortable” than the vast unknowns that were lurking in decisiveness. For so long thingsContinue reading “Inward Reflections”

Music You Can Vibe To

Life is crazy, there is no doubt about that. So when we are presented with moments of calm we hold onto them as if they are the only thing standing between us and the edge of sanity, and let’s face it, sometimes they are. In reflecting on the many ways in which we connect toContinue reading “Music You Can Vibe To”

NaNoWriMo Challenge

Recently I found out about the wonderful world of NaNoWriMo, or National Novel Writing Month. A challenge that takes place in November of every year, writers from all over push themselves to write a 50,000 word novel in just 30 days. As a writer I have been thrilled to learn about this because even thoughContinue reading “NaNoWriMo Challenge”

Challenging Election Day Blues

I know, I know, many of you will probably see this and think “Oh my goodness please stop with all the election talk” or “ Please no, not again”. Trust me, I understand. With everything going on around us it often is compounded with our constant interaction with the media feeding us into forced consumption.Continue reading “Challenging Election Day Blues”