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Words I’ve Been Trying to Say

I have tried to put into words how much I want people expecting a child or who have children not to tiptoe around me due to my struggles with infertility. I have tried to explain that my pain is mine, and I am truly happy for them. However, I know it has not come out… Continue reading Words I’ve Been Trying to Say

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Awareness

Becoming more aware of yourself is tricky business. As I pursue my master's in counseling, I can't help but reflect what I am learning on myself. Part of the program is this sense of personal development and growth, but with growth comes pain sometimes. Learning to understand deeper feelings and meanings behind the words people… Continue reading Awareness

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Acceptance

Today I am working on acceptance. I am focused on making the best of each moment today. Not every day will be perfect, but what you do with that fact is extremely critical. Whether you are feeling under the weather or you are just overwhelmed, acceptance is critical. To move forward and stay positive, you… Continue reading Acceptance

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Comfort and Happiness

“Somewhere along the line we seem to have confused comfort with happiness” - Dean Karnazes I am a huge believer in being comfortable. Growing up, I struggled with being uncomfortable in my own clothes and skin most of the time. I now know that I was likely working through some undiagnosed ADHD resulting in sensory… Continue reading Comfort and Happiness