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2022 – into the winter.

2022 – into the winter.

greeting a new year & a new season. If I'm being completely honest, I'm not in a celebratory mood today - this New Years Eve feels heavy... and dark. What the hell, this whole year has been heavy, and dark… and maddening at times. It's pure chaos out there!!!!! I...

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finding me.

finding me.

Time and time again, I keep getting lost. Lost in the world, in the drama of everything... lost in my own head? My energy has been feeling heavy lately and the day-to-day has been a bit overwhelming. I'm hanging in there, finding my way back home - home being the...

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turning 25.

turning 25.

a quarter of a century, oh, & what a time it's been… Here I am on my 25th trip around the sun, reflecting on my journey thus far - letting this moment sink in. I've been flowing through a myriad of emotions the past few weeks but today I want to focus on...

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real talk.

real talk.

Let’s be honest, I’m over it. When it comes down to it, I’m tired… more like exhausted. This year has been a LOT… nearly too much honestly. I think many of us are hitting breaking points, but I want to be real for a few minutes... & this post might be a bit messy,...

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expectations.

expectations.

post-grad life, unemployment & uncertain times. two years On this day, two years ago, I graduated college. I barely made it to my graduation ceremony (due to ending up in the ER over an unexplained kidney issue) but, I made it. I received my diploma, took photos...

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from the wind.

from the wind.

Owl: Am I correct in assuming it is a rather blustery day outside?Piglet: Yes sir Owl, it is a very very blustery day outside.from The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh ….. Over the past two weeks, I have been attending a virtual healing circle. This afternoon we...

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gratitude in uncertainty.

gratitude in uncertainty.

"Oh, morning sun, heal my pain." This morning, I woke up to a new moon: a new day, a clean slate & a new beginning. We, as a collective humanity, have been faced with trying times in the midst of this global pandemic. One might ask, where do we find peace? How...

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trust, patience & strength

trust, patience & strength

Hello again my friend 🙂 It's great to be back... After writing about the passing of my grandfather last month, I have been struggling as to what to write about and how to express certain things I'm dealing with. I've been going through a period of instability as well...

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a grieving heart.

a grieving heart.

No one ever told me that grief felt so like fear. I am not afraid, but the sensation is like being afraid. The same fluttering in the stomach, the same restlessness, the yawning. I keep on swallowing. At other times it feels like being mildly drunk, or concussed....

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