“No matter what people tell you, words and ideas can change the world.” — Robin Williams
Sometimes the hardest part after trust has been broken with someone you care about isn’t trusting them or someone new again, it’s learning to trust yourself again. I’ve had relationships in the past where things didn’t work out and instead of objectively seeing how that person was not a good fit for me, I decidedContinue reading “Trusting Again”
I was recently invited to be interviewed by a woman I work with and highly admire, to be guest on her podcast. Meet Anne Bonney: one of the most dynamic, energetic and effective speakers and authors I know… Enjoy our conversation on leadership, giving feedback and having fun at work! Listen to the podcast here:Continue reading “My First Podcast!”
I recently read a book called The Journey from Abandonment to Healing by Susan Anderson. For those of you not familiar with the concept of abandonment wounds, in our lives we are continually dealing with experiences of abandonment: it might have been as a child before we can even remember, it might have been inContinue reading “Hello Veruca”
In relationships, some of us gravitate towards being the giver, some of us like being the receivers, and a few of us are talented enough able to do both. I’ve always felt most comfortable assuming the role as giver and I’m continually learning to be a better receiver. I enjoy giving, it makes me feelContinue reading “More Thoughts on Why We Suck at Giving and Receiving”
“Pain is Inevitable; Suffering is Optional” I was having a really great conversation with a girlfriend last night about feeling hesitant about getting back out there because she didn’t want to open herself to getting hurt again. It made me think of the lenghts we go as humans to protect ourselves from pain. When IContinue reading “The Lengths We Will Go”
Ever since the announcement of the lifting of the mask restrictions for people who are vaccinated happened, I’ve been having this internal struggle. This feeling in the pit of my stomach that churns, these powerful emotions that I can literally feel radiating from my body. And it’s the slow kind of anger and resentment that’sContinue reading “My Emotional Support Mask & Trying to Understand My Anger”
What brings pain Is not listening to our own hearts Our own bodies Our own thoughts For when we aren’t quiet enough to their whispers Those whispers gradually become louder Until they are screams And like a child, tugging at your sleeve A small request for attention that is ignored Soon becomes a tantrum andContinue reading “Listen”
There are times when we are connected, you are connected to you, connected to me That is when you are truly with me, because you are with yourself There are no walls and we are naked with one another Then there are times when you go somewhere I can’t find you I can’t help youContinue reading “When You Shut Down”
I’ve always said, my favorite thing to give is my opinion. Need me to give you advice on that problem? I’ve got introspection and suggestions out the wazoo, all totally for free. But guess what took me nearly 40 years to realize? Just because I am most comfortable giving someone advice as my “gift” toContinue reading “Three Tips on Really Being There For Your Friends”
After a heart break, (or heck, maybe not even after a heart break) it might take you days, weeks, months, sometimes ever years, to gather up the energy it takes to date. You download that dating app once more, there’s a brief thrill of new love and possibility. You swipe, you match, you start thoseContinue reading “6 Dating Tips for When You’re Getting Back Out There”
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