Hi all! I hope you're as well as you can be during all this, and remembering to take time for yourselves daily—being as gentle and kind with yourselves as you are with your loved ones. I also hope you will hold me accountable to do the same, because many times I haven't been. Although I … Continue reading A Word
I’ve written tirelessly on here about being the kind of person who tries to be open and honest about things even if they’re uncomfortable, or if it’s difficult, or if it makes others angry. The truth—my truth—coming out has been such a freeing, healing moment in time for me. What I haven’t been so open … Continue reading Happy Two Years!
There’s not a day that I’ve woken up in the midst of this global pandemic and not been in complete shock that this is how things are. It blows my mind that this isn’t a dream—that I can’t snap my fingers or open my eyes, and everything will fizzle into nothingness and return to normal. It’s been … Continue reading Bad Timing Is Good Timing
As I mentioned in my last post, this time of isolation and staying inside has made many nostalgic feelings arise within me, and, the most pressing feeling of them all has been a yearning for how things used to be. In the midst of a global pandemic, it’s easy to try to escape the present and … Continue reading Romanticizing the Past
The biggest thing I’ve struggled with during this time of social distancing and isolation is protecting my peace. That might seem contradictory, since some of us, including myself, have been legally forbidden to leave the house except in cases of emergency or necessity. For many people, their homes are pinnacles of peace, but that’s not exactly the … Continue reading Protecting My Peace
Hi everyone, As we all know, this is an incredibly difficult time for us all, and it's something that we could not have ever guessed was going to be happening for as long as it has. Many of us, including myself, are extremely limited on the work available to us, and if you're a freelancer … Continue reading Help?
The truths we used to hold as irreversible, undebatable truths are appearing to be false, and the most outlandish happenings are occurring more and more in ways that can leave us feeling hopeless if we aren’t careful. For example, I’m sure most of us could not have imagined a time where we’d have to live … Continue reading Echo Chamber
I’m going to say this ahead of time: this post is for women, in honor of Sisterhood during Women’s History Month. Sisterhood is more than not speaking ill of fellow women or allowing society to pit us against one another—it’s a lifestyle. It’s actively showing up for the women in our lives, supporting all women, and allowing … Continue reading In Honor of Sisterhood
After taking the Love Languages Quiz, my languages are listed as follows: Words of Affirmation, Quality Time, Receiving Gifts, Acts of Service, and Physical Touch. It makes me feel on top of the world when the people I care about hold space for me, actively listen to what I’m saying, then let me know that they … Continue reading Holding Space