It's been a minute since I've written anything on my blog. That wasn't my intention, but hey, life doesn't always go according to plan, right? Needless to say I've been busy with a few other things that I can't wait to share with you (my mom came over and helped me redecorate a large portion … Continue reading surrender
My blogging "journey" started a few years ago when I had the desire to journal but thought it might be fun to have the journal be public. I've always had ideas like characters, narratives, emotions, and stories running wild in my mind. The earliest memories I have are intricate descriptions of my experiences growing up. … Continue reading Why I finally started a blog
So I'm getting into the habit of daily writing to get back into the groove, strengthen my creative writing muscles and more often than not I have found myself scribbling along in the pages of my journal or notebooks wondering "Wow, I should include this is my blog!" It feels a little weird because I'm … Continue reading Stream of Consciousness – Journal Entries Transcribed?
Some people say, "Comparison is the thief of joy" And while I typically agree and find that sentiment to be helpful when I'm feeling inadequate compared to others, I've started to feel differently about that quote. As many things, "comparison" tends to be a subjective experience where you note similarities and differences between things. Where … Continue reading Comparison – The False Theif
I try not to count how many times I've done this with different creative endeavors in my life. I start with lots of enthusiasm and think I'm going to make this total life transformation where I'm suddenly able to do this creative thing (in this particular case, it's a blog) without much thought or effort … Continue reading Returning from a hiatus…
Even though we are halfway through May, I wanted to take a chance to talk about Mental Health Awareness Month and mental health in general. Although I tend to be cynical about the idea of only focusing on mental health for one month, I think it's important to participate and maintain that participation year round to truly … Continue reading May is Mental Health Awareness Month