• what do I need to do for ME today?

    Does that make me sound a little selfish?⠀Instead I should wake up, jump out of bed, and write in my journal, “what do I need to do for every-other-person-in-the-world-but-me today?” If I wrote that then I would be an excellent mother? An excellent wife. An excellent daughter. I disagree!⠀In March of 2018 I stopped making

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  • there is wisdom in uncomfortable

    Once I stopped drinking as much wine everyday I realized how much I hate, I mean despise!, being uncomfortable. By uncomfortable I mean – stressed, anxious, feeling someone is mad at me, tension in relationships, not fitting in, feeling judged, even working out and pushing myself to sweat – YOU NAME IT! I would go

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  • all she wants to do is dance

    I’ve been trying to find a workout I love for months – I’ve tried yoga, the elliptical machine, and Pure Barre. But the truth is all I really want to do is dance 💃🏼 Remember that song from the eighties, “all she wants to do is dance,” yeah that’s me 💃🏼🎶 I started dancing when

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  • tree without roots

    My therapist tells me all the time that I’m trying to be a Tree without the Roots. 🌱 By roots – she means I need a good network of my own people. My own friends, family, support groups, work friends – any and all of the above. Especially blood family because in knowing your family

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  • summer self care

    I’m setting the intention and plan to make sure I take care of ME this summer. My goal is to be asleep by 11:00 and wake up by 7:00 everyday to journal my goals, gratitude, and intentions for my day, do my devotion with my First Five App, and get some writing/work time in before

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