He fell asleep.

A couple of weeks ago I was invited to visit Makenna’s school. They were hosting a book character parade in the morning & I was beside myself to have the opportunity to be present. I took the morning off from work & was ready to make this a fun day for my babe. Makenna was …

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7 Things I’ve learned about healing in 2017

I would like to kick this off by making it common knowledge that I do not consider myself a perfect product of emotional health & wellness (as if that exists?). Healing isn’t a destination or a finish line, in my opinion, but instead an intense period of time spent getting to know yourself. Life as …

Awareness & Intention – Automatic Thoughts & How To Overcome Them

Several weeks ago I made the decision to begin a journey of investing in my mental and emotional health. After heavy manipulation and abuse, both emotionally and spiritually, I decided now was a good time to begin. In my most recent session I shared with my doctor my decision to join a gym. To some …

“Yay, Makenna is leaving”

Everyday, when I retrieve this little love from school, there is a smart ass little girl who shouts "Yay, Makenna's leaving”. It is nagging, I want to cheerfully meet my daughter after a long day apart and this Child's comment is a nuisance. This same child has (3 weeks into school, mind you) sent Kenna …

Then the world will know peace.

Where's the line between strength and weakness? What does that look like? How do we make each component work together to be in sync with one another? This last weekend I found myself immersed in Titanic - the movie. How do you ignore its presence ready and available at your fingertips on Netflix? You don't. …

She’s scared but she’s performing.

Kenna and I have taken up residence at the pool this summer. On most occasions she is content spending her time with me or independently exploring her surroundings but, on occasion, she gets the itch to include other children in her world. Watching my child approach other children to join her in play is interesting …

They got away with murder.

They assassinated my spirit. They slaughtered my character and massacred my heart. And I let them do it. I let them manipulate my mind to an unrecognizable state. I let them take advantage by “believing the best”, a ploy to keep you controlled. Wreckage. Wreckage is what is left of those who have suffered heartbreak …