Hi All, I'm sure most of you who read my blog regularly know I am prone to longterm breaks from writing, and you always graciously accept me with open arms when I return. It means the world to me. This year has been difficult for all of us. We are experiencing a deadly pandemic, a … Continue reading Where Have I Been?
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 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
It’s just us here since I’m still on my social media break, so I wanted to write about something else that has been on my heart but, honestly, scares me to talk about: Confrontation. I am someone who used to say things like, “I’m not confrontational, but I don’t have an issue confronting someone about … Continue reading Confrontational
So many of us were conditioned to view our family members and peers as competition. We are always racing to be the best at everything, or know more about anything than anyone, that we never take the time to consider the fact that there is quite literally no rush when it comes to life. The … Continue reading In Comparison