As an adult, I’ve learned how important it is to set boundaries. It didn’t sink in until this past week. My daughter and I were on an airplane. She was sitting in the aisle seat and I was sitting in the middle seat. She put her foot on the seat in front of her. We … Continue reading Setting Boundaries
Lately I have been struggling at work. My boss always tells me that I'm doing a good job, but that I need to work on increasing my confidence. This past week, she told me that her boss doesn't like mealy mouthed people and inferred that I am mealymouthed. After hearing this feedback, I had several … Continue reading Speaking My Truth
Long read, but it made me noticeably happier as I typed it. 30 days of Gratitude in 1 day.
I'm proud of my mom. She should be proud of herself too. She had the bravery to accept who she is, even when it must have been the hardest thing she ever had to do. She stepped out of the closet and into her own light.
I'm no longer waiting around. I've taken it into my own hands. I'm making it for myself. Life is too short to live life unhappily. Read more on bayart.org: http://bayart.org/making-my-happiness/
“You can be the most beautiful person in the world and everybody sees light and rainbows when they look at you, but if you yourself don't know it, all of that doesn't even matter. Every second that you spend on doubting your worth, every moment that you use to criticize yourself; is a second of … Continue reading Self-love & Beauty
I worry. I endlessly worry. My thoughts never stop. Lately I have tried to put a name to my worries and then evaluate them to see if I am worrying at the correct level. Today I'm worrying about several things: Whether or not to share my writing with my career counselor. I am scared to … Continue reading How I Eased My Worries by Naming Them
Do you know that feeling where you love a person or animal so much that you just want to squeeze them? I have always experienced that feeling for my husband, my babies, babies in general, favorite pets, parents and siblings. Up until recently, I never felt it for myself. A few weeks ago, I started … Continue reading Learning to Love Myself
I want to get out and learn by living. One of my goals is to read about more current events. I am an introvert and I tend to withdraw to my own little world where nothing goes wrong whenever possible. For so long, I have felt like I couldn't handle seeing the bad in the … Continue reading Where Do I Find Unbiased News?
I met my husband in college. After graduation, I moved with him from Tallahassee, FL to Fort Walton Beach, FL to live with his parents. Because we were living with his parents and just starting out, I decided to get on the birth control shot. It made me insane. I was depressed and insecure. We … Continue reading Does Birth Control Cause Depression?