“I love myself no matter what, I love myself no matter what, I love myself no matter what.” It is a mantra I repeat over and over and over again in my head, especially when I don’t believe it. When I don’t want to love myself because I have done something wrong, or stupid, or worse. … More Love No Matter What
“A man’s mind may be likened to a garden, which may be intelligently cultivated or allowed to run wild; but whether cultivated or neglected, it must, and will, bring forth. If no useful seeds are put into it, then an abundance of useless weed seeds will fall therein, and will continue to produce their kind.” … More The Seeds You Plant in Your Mind
“We can complain because rose bushes have thorns, or rejoice because thorn bushes have roses.” -Abraham Lincoln My family has leased a lot of cars. If you have ever leased a car you know you are given a certain mileage allotment and if you go over by the time you turn the car back in … More Mileage Gives Me Anxiety: A Little Perspective Please
“The only thing I have to release in order to get what I want is my story about why I can’t have it.” I have told people what I wanted and immediatly given them the reasons why I can’t have it. “I want to __________(move, quit, do this thing, take this class, buy that, contact … More Why Can’t You Have IT?
“It’s okay to be scared,” He said it to me while we were hiking on an off beaten over grown, wet steep trail with his new puppy. My foot had just slipped off a rock. His offhand, yet supportive comment seeped in and I felt released. It was okay to be scared, we were going … More It is Okay to be Scared
Playing with Addison, my three-year old niece, I am reminded again at how easy it can be to have fun, laugh, and be in the moment. She ran to me from the slide, giggling hysterically. Everything was fascinating: the swings, the bouncy zebra, the merry-go-round… She ran around, eyes wide with awe, even though it wasn’t her … More Laugh Without a Punch-Line