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...

But, Can I Really Do That?

As a kid, we’re taught to ask for permission. As an adult, you really need to stop that. I mean, ask for permission before you use someones bathroom, or before you kiss them or when you need to borrow a pen, but otherwise,┬ájust stop asking for permission to do...

Three Weeks Unemployed

I’ve had some really wonderful people worrying about me lately. And I totally get it, I’m writing some sad things. But I wanted to let everyone know, that I’m really ok. The fact that I’m writing all these things means I’m doing really...

The Woman Who Broke His Heart

My husband plays the guitar for me sometimes. A few nights ago, while drinking wine and having a few laughs, he broke out this little gem. As I watched him play and sing, the words brought back all the stories he’s shared with me. Stories of the girl who got...