I find gratitude a dead-end (see my post “I’m so grateful.”). I have used it as a dead-end, anyway. A way to stop exploring something. I stop looking deeper into the wonder. ‘I’m grateful for (blank). Thank goodness it’s awesome. The end.’ It’s a relief it’s here; a one-time gift. When I engage with something … Continue reading Gratitude Vs. Reverence.
September is here. School is back on. Autumn is 3 weeks away. This has always been a time of change for me. I've found myself so dysregulated lately, the last week particularly, and I have seen it as another opportunity to explore. Why am I so stressed out? My daughter is going back to school. … Continue reading Changes.
There was a situation yesterday with the front door of my home. I should clarify; I felt a situation yesterday with the front door that I chose to paint yellow. I was laying on the living room sofa with the windows and door open. Some men from down the street were walking their dog past … Continue reading The Yellow Door.
There are times where I am so tired. I am weary from being afraid and feeling imperfect. I get pinned underneath the weight of my stories. It's in this place, when I get good and quiet, that I encounter a feeling... The desperation eases and I feel hope. It's a whisper, to be sure. But … Continue reading Perfect.
Note: This post has a few topics that I don't explain. Polyvagal Theory and Mental Diet are the two biggest ideas that I would encourage you to run through Google in order to gain some insight. There is a good amount of information out there so I don't feel the need to add my perspective/voice … Continue reading Music.