Good 4 U

My therapist is my favorite person right now. But today I left my therapy session relatively angry. Old wounds have come back to the surface and I’m forced to confront them and not waste my energy staying angry. So, I went for a long drive, windows down and blasting Nirvana – which is my goContinue reading “Good 4 U”

A Fountain of Inconvenient Feelings

How do we truly connect in a world full of short-term moments? Where do we begin to truly recognize who people are and stop making judgments based on physiognomy? I don’t have the answers to either this week. The weekend felt heavy and I find myself going deeper down the introspection rabbit hole than IContinue reading “A Fountain of Inconvenient Feelings”

You Wished For This

Where are you right now? I believe the person you were 5 years ago would tell you that where you are right now is exactly what you wished for. Or maybe it isn’t. But in most cases, the home, job, the relationships we have are the cause of looking at a bigger picture and cultivatingContinue reading “You Wished For This”

We’re All Mad Here

And down the rabbit hole we go… I spent this long weekend mostly disconnected from all my devices and unpacked some of my old books. The book I decided to crack open and reread? Prozac Nation by Elizabeth Wurtzel. When I first read this book in my early 20s. No other book I had readContinue reading “We’re All Mad Here”

Turn on, Tune In, Burn Out

“I’m good. Just been busy.” If I had a dollar for every time I’ve heard that phrase or said it myself I’d be retired and sipping a cocktail in the Maldives already. Alas, I am not retired. Just tired. Mentally and emotionally. Which has translated into some very fun physical manifestations. The past couple ofContinue reading “Turn on, Tune In, Burn Out”

Life Goes On

Time. It may feel like we are blessed with an infinite amount, when really it feels like nothing at all. We still spin and spin on this carousel of life, but when the ride stops, what will we remember? What do we take with us when we leave? I hope that we remember all theContinue reading “Life Goes On”

The Life of Mr. Buckley

Almost 9 years ago, my life changed for the better. Why? Well, I’ll tell you. It was a snowy, October evening and my roommate and I had just settled in to watch one of our favorite shows and cook dinner. She got up from the couch to check the mail outside, nothing out of theContinue reading “The Life of Mr. Buckley”

No Lifeguard on Duty

Lately, life has felt like being in a giant swimming pool and I’m not swimming or having much fun. In fact, I’m drowning. A fatal problem, but if I’m allowed the awareness that I’m drowning, I know that I’ve reached my edge. Once I’ve come up against my edge, I know now is the timeContinue reading “No Lifeguard on Duty”

Midnight Kids

I once rolled down a hill in a grocery cart. I was willingly pushed by a friend and screamed my head off the whole way down. It’s a fond memory of days when life seemed full of assurances and endless possibilities. When I was younger, it felt like there were infinite days ahead just likeContinue reading “Midnight Kids”

The Moody Blues

Watching the rain fall outside my window has to be one of my favorite activities. I’ve sat here for the past hour, watching the rain drops fall, the cars pass and reflecting on this past weekend and the conversations it brought. The religious conversation with my sister who was feeling real good after 5 glassesContinue reading “The Moody Blues”