Finding Energy

Have you had days where you have energy in complete abundance and others where you are struggling just to exist? I have had plenty of instances of both. In my quest to harness the maximum amount of energy each day, I have found resources which differentiate several types of energy and how to recognize deficienciesContinue reading “Finding Energy”

The Sounds of Summer Nights

I went for a car ride tonight by myself and remembered how glorious the sounds of summer nights can truly be. I rarely allow myself to soak in that concert of nature because I always have both the radio and the air conditioning blasting while driving. I’m also usually buried somewhere in my head aboutContinue reading “The Sounds of Summer Nights”

Living in the Clouds of “Shoulds”

‘Expectations are resentments waiting to happen.” -Brene Brown Something on which I am spending a lot of time in therapy discussing is my expectation hangover from my childhood. For those of you unfamiliar with this term, it refers to the disappointment one experiences when your reality does not match your fantasy. I grew up watchingContinue reading “Living in the Clouds of “Shoulds””

6 Ways to Keep Your Vacation Alive

Returning from vacation is always bittersweet. You have the amazing memories you’ve created while away, but you also face harsh reality when you get back to your normal life as you know it. The pressures of work, family and duty can drain you quickly of all that relaxation you are trying so desperately to keepContinue reading “6 Ways to Keep Your Vacation Alive”

I Am My Scars

“I am not a stranger to the dark Hide away, they say ‘Cause we don’t want your broken parts I’ve learned to be ashamed of all my scars Run away, they say No one’ll love you as you are” -From The Greatest Showman, “This is Me” by Justin Paul and Benj Pasek If you haven’t seen The GreatestContinue reading “I Am My Scars”

Defining What Matters

So many of us live day to day in a constant state of overwhelm. We excuse it by saying, “Once I finish “blank”, I’ll be able to settle down a bit. Unfortunately, sometimes what we proudly and consciously spend our time on, becomes a complete waste when we look back in hindsight. I’ve always lovedContinue reading “Defining What Matters”