Maintaining and Sustaining our Humanness
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Maintaining and Sustaining our Humanness

In the past 9 years, I have found comfort and community and some very wise women through the Instagram social media platform. Some of the women I follow are known as thought leaders. They have developed ideas and theories that I can stand behind. I continue to receive the newsletters of some of these women…

The Start of Project Me : 28 Days Come What May Project
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The Start of Project Me : 28 Days Come What May Project

I am not supposed to be fixing me. That was so last year and the life  before’s story. IBut I kept telling myself, “if I fix my weight and my brain and my house all up… then everything will be Okay.” Not Okay. All efforts to fix me didn’t work out that well. And I…

Stay Strong and Let it Be OKay to Not Be OKay
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Stay Strong and Let it Be OKay to Not Be OKay

At the bank today, I overheard a woman say “Stay Strong” and I said, “I prefer that to’stay safe’.” The teller said that the woman who said that was starting a campaign to promote mental health awareness and depression support through this time. And I said, “I can totally support that. I’m spreading Stay Strong”….

Pandemics Happen and then Everything Goes to CBD Oil
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Pandemics Happen and then Everything Goes to CBD Oil

In the beginning of the year, I was doing pretty great. I was exercising regularly, losing my Christmas weight gain, writing an essay that I knew would be published, and had some routine going. And then the Pandemic happened. I didn’t implode immediately but the decline of my “self” life was inevitable. I’ve spent a…

Shaking Our Proclivity for Productivity
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Shaking Our Proclivity for Productivity

Whether it comes from a “Protestant Work Ethic”adopted by the Western world or the American Dream Seekers defining themselves through their Productivity, it’s still here and it’s exhausting and outdated. We’re at home against our will and still we can’t just BE. I think there needs to be a time, a moment when you have…