I am the bearer of guilt. Not just growing up guilt that we are all given as children, but the guilt I gave to myself. I don’t believe that self-guilt is primarily a woman’s affliction. Women are the loudest about their burdens. We like to talk about them, regret things, and ponder them out loud for discussion. While men tend to clam up and silently carry around their guilt. However,… Read More »5 Things You Should Forgive Yourself For, but probaly wont.
Being able to hold space for someone else means that you know you are able to be the calm in the room, knowing that things might get ugly and accepting that moment. Holding space doesn’t mean you have to be quiet.
The news for the last month has been heartbreaking. From the mass shootings taking the lives of innocent people completely unaware that their lives were in jeopardy, the terrible deadly wildfires in California, and so much more, I feel like we are all in a state of grief this year as we approach the holidays. So how do we move on? How are we supposed to celebrate and be happy,… Read More »Healthy Ways Of Coping With Grief During The Holidays
Like it or not, I’ll be 50 soon. 50 is the age that when I was 25, I thought I’d never see. In fact, I was one of those people who never planned for getting old because life was hard enough without throwing in being old too. I know, edgy… right? No, I was just an idiot and maybe a bit depressed. At 25 I thought I knew everything I… Read More »5 Things I Wish I Knew When I was 25
"What's the worst thing that can happen to you with this disease?" she asked me on our first meeting? Looking back, she was asking a different question. She honestly had no idea what Lyme disease was and was asking for clarification. But I heard the one I needed to hear. I heard a challenge.