Tag Archives: joy

Loving to My Fullest Capacity

Death has been on mind a lot lately. No, I’m not dying. Not any more than the rest of you anyway. But I’ve had a lot of reminders lately about how precious life is. Not only have I learned that some … Continue reading

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Soul Food

Today, I went to a workshop where we focused on what we want to bring into our lives over the next year, then we created vision boards. I’ve done this sort of thing before, but this time it was different. … Continue reading

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My 2018 Resolution

Today, I was looking at my calendar for next year and I realized I’m pretty happy with it. Usually, I look at my calendar and cringe. There are often things I commit to that I don’t want to take part … Continue reading

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This is my Life

What is this life I’m living? Some days, I don’t recognize it. Living a life that is relatively stress-free (even when I have very stressful tasks to complete) isn’t something I thought possible. But I’ve shifted how I see challenges … Continue reading

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Shifting My Thoughts

I started this out really wanting to bitch about how overwhelmed I am now that school has started, is overlapping with this intense state training I’ve been in, and my writing deadlines are adding up, but no matter how much … Continue reading

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That Time of Year Again…

Every August, I start going through body memory of things that happened to me. My body aches, I grind my teeth (often breaking some), my jaw and head throb, and this unnerving fear kicks in. It consumes me, even when … Continue reading

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What We See Is About Us

Focusing on my responses to others rather than their behavior has shifted a lot for me. It’s allowed me to be around people that I’d not have been comfortable with prior. I’d likely have had a panic attack in the … Continue reading

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