I have learned a lot on my journey of self-awareness. It’s taken many days of battling with depression, grief, and shame with small breaks of crying, deep therapy, and breakthroughs. It’s been a difficult journey to get where I am right now, but I still have a lot of work to do. One of the … Read more Breaking the Silence Against Mental Health
Last week, I heard someone say they couldn’t understand why they’re anxious when they have a pretty good life. I hear a lot of people say that, or question their problem, because they seem to have a pretty good life. People always inquire why this or that celebrity committed suicide because they had a great … Read more Mental Health: The Apathetic Monster
My therapist recently recommended a book by Brene Brown called The Gifts of Imperfection, which was published in 2010. Brown is revered for her work in studying shame. I was recommended this book because I am constantly comparing myself to others around me. Friends my age are married with kids in houses they own. Other friends … Read more Wholehearted Living
Did you know climbing some of the biggest mountains can leave climbers with symptoms that are very similar to heart failure? Death zones are places at the top of a mountain where low oxygen and poor weather conditions make even breathing a pain-filled struggle. A documentary on K2 detailed the descent of a group of … Read more Summit
When you truly get this, when this knowing hits home for you and you comprehend it 100% you are free! You are unplugged from the “matrix”, you are off the grid, you are outside the box…there was never any box to begin with.
You will sense that you are above the water when everyone else is drowning.
“There is no spoon”
When you get to that place where you are stuck, where it is quite literally impossible to move forward, that state when you will never be who you want to be and for sure that you will be forced to give up on everything you desire … Awesome, you are doing great! Smile at it … Read more Impossible is ‘Nothing’
I have had such an outpouring of support and encouragement in my headlong flight towards heart break that I thought I would continue to share my story with you. Give freely to the world these gifts of love and compassion. Do not concern yourself with how much you receive in return, just know in your … Read more The Gift