You with You

When you have a traumatic experience, it can put you in a place mentally that you thought you had left behind. It terrifies you, feeling so wrong but oh so real. It makes your head spin and it makes you feel as if the last few years were not as successful as you thought. However … Continue reading You with You

When Self Care Doesn’t “Work”

What does self-care mean to you?Is it fitness, books, music, outdoors, or a combo of a few?Hopefully it's something you have built into a habit,Nothing that you fade in and out of but rather enjoy it.Self care must be part of your day to day routine,Otherwise you feel burnt out, overwhelmed, and downright mean.I try … Continue reading When Self Care Doesn’t “Work”

Growth

Growth. A word I wrote a few times in my journal over this last week. When I fell back into an anxiety spiral, I didn't let it consume me completely. I reached out to others and voiced how I was feeling, I forced myself into conversations that focused on anything but what I was thinking … Continue reading Growth

Self-Awareness

A word that keeps coming up in my life. Not something you can give someone but definitely something everyone needs and everyone can personally build. It pays off to be more self aware and yet it remains so easy to continue to distract, run, and ignore the need. Especially during a time like this, in … Continue reading Self-Awareness

Anxiety Flare Ups Linger

When I have a bout of high anxiety that causes a cascade of thoughts, fears, and emotions, sometimes scary and unwanted, it doesn't just stop when it's over. I wish it did. I wish it were that easy; when the anxiety was gone I would restart life where I left off. However, it lingers. It's … Continue reading Anxiety Flare Ups Linger

The Pain of Perfectionism

(Mind Blown) How true this is! When I was growing up I never considered perfectionistic to be descriptive of how I was behaving. I was an athlete, a student, a daughter, a sister, a friend. I was then a professional (still am!), a crossfit athlete, and a partner. Through each part of my identity I … Continue reading The Pain of Perfectionism

To have gained, and not have…

As great as it is that I know what I want from someone, what I deserve, and what I am willing and not willing to settle for; as great as it is that I have learned how to really listen to my heart-you know that gut feeling you get, that internal reaction you have when … Continue reading To have gained, and not have…

Think Less, Do More

Some things are out of your control. I know shocker, right? As much as we want full control and to be able to get what we want and do what we want, the truth is, it doesn't quite work that way. Not to say your visions can't become your realities or that you cannot get … Continue reading Think Less, Do More