Find Your Inner Circle

We've talked a little about green circle things in our lives...the things that are healthy and bring us joy and that center us in the midst of our chaos. Green circle can also absolutely include people, not just experiences or places or things. In my healing journey, these green circle...

A long slow breakup

Often times, if I am simply open to listening to others, I will get little nuggets that slap me upside the head. I took this one in a different direction than he said it or meant it, but it was impactful nonetheless. One of the concepts that I have been...

When The Holidays Are Not Merry Or Bright

“Joy to the World!""Rejoice!" "Let your hearts be light!""It's the most wonderful time of the year!" All these are lyrics to some of my favorite Christmas songs…but this year, they just aren't having the same impact on me. Christmas truly is my all-time favorite season, I love everything about it. The...

IHWDYN

Weird title. I know. Humor me for a moment, though. I recently took my daughter to see Frozen 2 — the epic, long-awaited sequel to one of Disney's arguably most blockbuster originals. I was prepared for the beautiful animation and the amazing soundtrack (go download it, by the way!), but...

Toxicity

It has become en vogue to cut people out of our lifes. To sever relationships that once were important to us, or that we held dear. We label these people toxic, negative, whatever adjective it is that assuages our conscience and allows us to feel justified in doing so. I'd...

Vulnerably Transparent

"Hey, how are you doing?""Good, how are you?""Good. Busy, but good" I can't tell you how many times that conversation and ones similar to it happen daily. It's a rote response that's nearly programmed into how we interact with one another in our lives. Because who wants to actually respond...