The Transformative Practice of Saying No

Before you get too far into this post, just know that I’m not so good at saying no. I’m working on it, which is to say that someday I hope to be an expert who says no to like 89% of everything. Saying no is hard for many reasons. For me, I think it’s a […]

Guarding the Fuck Bucket

I realize “fuck bucket” may offend some. I’m also well aware it’s often used a derogatory term for a woman, but I’m taking that phrase and turning it into something else. I’m reclaiming it so I can talk about the amount of energy we have to deal with life. So if you got to this […]

You’re Supposed to Be Here

You’re supposed to be here. Seriously. Even though some people try to make you think that you shouldn’t be here. Even though some people’s anxious energy makes you think that you’re the anxious one. Even though you’ve never been here before. Even though other people have been here way longer. Today I’m giving you this […]

When You Don’t Have the Energy for Introspection

One of the big things I like about reading blogs is getting a glimpse into the heads of others. I’m not big on fashion blogs or recipe posts, but I love posts about travel and the way people felt in a certain space. I love posts where people detail how they lay out their planner. […]

Grinding Gears

I’ve always driven a standard car. At first, it wasn’t by choice. While all my friends were getting sweet new automatic cars, my parents told me I couldn’t get my license until I learned to drive my mom’s old Toyota Carolla with a standard transmission. And while I eventually got it down, I spent a lot […]

Burn Out, Fight or Flight, and It’s Okay to Feel Down

What do you do when you’ve been in the midst of a burn out for the past 3 years? Well, first, you have to realize it, and that’s been the hardest part. A couple of months ago I attended one of Sheri Guyse’s workshops with my friend, Mari. I hadn’t planned on going, because 1.) […]