You’re weird!

Stay weird. Whatever you do, do not comply to fit into someone else’s misconception of who you should be. Do not shrink yourself or try to be someone you are not. The ones who belong in your life will already know how magnificent and unique you are. They will love all of your weird little…

The good fight.

Sometimes you just have to fight for her. Even if there’s no one to fight against and nothing to win but her smile. Sometimes she forgets who she is. She might feel weak and unworthy. Fight for her. She needs to be reminded that you would risk it all for her. She needs to know…

Be your own best friend.

We want to be the “go to” friend who is always there to pick up the pieces. We give the best advice. We nurture, support and defend our best friends to the ends of the earth. When a friend is mistreated, we are so quick to say “enough is enough. You deserve so much better…

Full circle

I remember all the times I felt like my life was over. Some more clearly than others, but there have been plenty of them and they’ve all played an equal part in who I am now and who I continue to become.I remember feeling so sad at times, that I wanted to just disappear. In…

Breathe

YOU need to breathe again. Not the YOU that wishes she was someone else. Not the YOU that walks on egg shells. Not the YOU that is afraid to speak her mind. Not the YOU that is terrified of rejection. Not the YOU that is a people pleaser and not the YOU that disappoints herself….

Dissociation

Wikipedia: “In psychology, dissociation is any of a wide array of experiences from mild detachment from immediate surroundings to more severe detachment from physical and emotional experience. The major characteristic of all dissociative phenomena involves a detachment from reality, rather than a loss of reality as in psychosis. Dissociation is commonly displayed on a continuum….

Being stuck is a lie.

Why do we always get stuck? We are always stuck, somewhere. A dead end job, a pointless relationship, a shit hole town, boring routines and thankless work. It seems like we are always just stuck.How often do you say, “I’m just not happy”? Or maybe you don’t even say it out loud, but you certainly…

#metoo

The #metoo movement has taken over social media in the last few days. Seeing all of these updates and posts from my friends has been eye opening and challenging. It has also been confusing.In the past few months, I have felt more brave talking about the tough subjects than I ever have. The powerful women…

He called me “babe”

Someday babe, you’re going to see yourself the way I do. I’m watching you and crying with you. You’re not as alone as you feel. My heart hurts with yours. Why are you so sad? Don’t you see how beautiful you are? Someday babe, I will be able to hold you again. You’ve been broken…

He called me "babe"

Someday babe, you’re going to see yourself the way I do.I’m watching you and crying with you. You’re not as alone as you feel.My heart hurts with yours. Why are you so sad? Don’t you see how beautiful you are? Someday babe, I will be able to hold you again. You’ve been broken for too…