Finding My Strengths

When you’re not using your God-given strengths, where do they hide? If you’re working a job where your abilities aren’t being used…..do those skills cease to exist? If a tree falls in the woods but no one is around to hear it, does it make a...

Family

I wrote a post on Friday. And I didn’t publish it. It was filled with anger. So much anger and hate. It was about my family. A topic I’ve been avoiding. But a topic that has to be discussed. It would shed an unfortunate light on the people who shaped who I...

My Black Car Moment

About a year ago I was looking into buying a new car. My 2003 Ford Taurus wasn’t really fitting my lifestyle anymore, and by lifestyle, I mean I was sick of getting stranded every time there was a light dusting of snow. So I researched new vehicles.  I had...

Is That Emotion Serving You?

My eyes finally crack open. I roll over, and grab my phone. It reads 10:30. Shit. I had planned my whole day, starting at 8:00. I’m already behind. Anxiety sets in. So I lay there. Feeling the shame and guilt for being so lazy. For not having better self...

Winter Is Coming

I’ve had a really great two weeks. I’m feeling peaceful and hopeful. Which means it’s time to start preparing for winter. Winter is code for “Holy crap I’m depressed and sad and anxious for no reason.” Preparing for a depressed few...