Can We Talk About This Later? Right Now Is Not Going to Work for Me

I'm the kind of person who speaks her mind even when other people don't like it. This can either be an endearing trait or a dangerous one. Don't get me wrong, I know when I should hold my tongue, but sometimes I choose not to despite the consequences. In the past, I've justified this behavior... Continue Reading →

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The War Within

I harbor an inside enemy Full-range emotional artillery The self-made war I wage Between the shadow and the sage. She knows what hurts the most, My unwelcome host, Kicks me when I'm down. She knows no bounds. She's staked her claim and freely roams She calls herself my home. I know her insidious M.O. well,... Continue Reading →

One Strong Belief

Day 3: #Trust30 Project It is easy in the world to live after the world’s opinion; it is easy in solitude to live after our own; but the great man is he who in the midst of the crowd keeps with perfect sweetness the independence of solitude. - Ralph Waldo Emerson, Self-Reliance Whether it's the little nudge... Continue Reading →

15 Minutes to Live

Day 1: #Trust30 Project "We are afraid of truth, afraid of fortune, afraid of death, and afraid of each other. Our age yields no great and perfect persons." – Ralph Waldo Emerson You just discovered you have fifteen minutes to live. 1. Set a timer for fifteen minutes. 2. Write the story that has to... Continue Reading →

There Is No Substitute for the Truth or Is There?

Everything happens for a reason. Every choice, every direction, every path you choose will lead you somewhere. Not choosing isn't an option, since not choosing is the choice.  Denial has its own ramifications--whether it's feeling disconnected from the people you love, stuck in job you no longer enjoy, blaming others for your problems or feeling... Continue Reading →

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