Unique Observer

During my meditation this morning it really started to make sense. Who is the observer of your thoughts? You-no one else! This offers a unique opportunity to understand what the word observe means and how that offers a liberating sense of non commitment. "Observe:" to notice or perceive something. Does this say "to attach to … Continue reading Unique Observer

Deserving of Love

When you give and give and give, and less is given back to you. Do you keep giving until your reserve is empty?Do you give less and less?Do you stop giving?Does it take time for you to adjust your rations? All is ok.The hope is you grow to realize the truth in what you deserve.When … Continue reading Deserving of Love

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

OCD Style Therapy for All!

I was just privy to a friends therapy conversation and at the end of it, he turned to me and asked, "so what did you think?" I said, "all I heard was one theme and you never got to the heart of that in your conversation. You talked about the same thing in a different … Continue reading OCD Style Therapy for All!

Honoring Patience

When you try to make things happen but you know it's not right,Sometimes you have to take a step back and reenter the fight.The fight against time; see your patience as wealth,A fight worth having, one that serves your most inner self.It won't always be easy and it won't always come when you are ready,But … Continue reading Honoring Patience

Almost Mental Health Month

May is Mental Health Month and although I know mental health/emotional health/mental wellbeing should be on the minds of everyone everyday of the year, I am also thrilled that there is a time dedicated to it solely. The only problem with one time dedicated to mental health awareness is that it keeps the stigma alive. … Continue reading Almost Mental Health Month

When the Ebbs Flow

5 years in and it still happens.Yup our moods can change. They ebb and flow and the ebbs flow and will always ebb again.I have accepted that my mood can dip without notice, and I just have to be patient. Part of the nature of mental health is that it happens. You wake up one … Continue reading When the Ebbs Flow

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