“You think can just entirely get rid of something about yourself?” I recently heard a someone say, “No. Whoever told you that is a liar!” “Well no,” I’d replied, “I just keep thinking that if I work hard enough it will like… go into remission or something.” Ha. I guess it kind of works like … Continue reading Ain’t That Some Shit
Before this fuck-up of a year is over, I wanna talk about the “E” word You know, the E word. The one that gets you hurt, in trouble, puts your foot in your mouth, the stick up your ass, and your cart in front of your horse. THE, E word. Expectations. No, not the great … Continue reading GREAT EXPECTATIONS
It’s how I’ve been able to see the other side of the struggle, and love them.
They’re the kind that bind my hands and blind my eyes and restrain my feet, and keep me from the light. The kind that make me feel powerLESS. The kind that leave me gasping for air at the bottom of the pool.
Colleague: “So, do you like, think that thinking positive things changes your like, energy? And that negative energy changes it too? Like, does it really matter? Do your thoughts actually change your. . . reality?” Me: “YES! EXACTLY YES. YES. YES. YES!” This was about three-quarters of the way through a really great conversation about … Continue reading TURN THE LIGHTS ON
When I finished my first Yoga Teacher Training I recieved a bracelet infused by my teacher with a metaphorical “Chocolate Chip Cookie,” I was confused by this, to say the least. My clarification came as “well, you’re hard on the outside, but warm and gooey on the inside.” This pissed me off. A lot. I did not … Continue reading I DID IT ALL FOR THE COOKIE?
I had a breakthrough today. I’ve had it coming for about five years, and today, finally, I had it. I sat in a room with my ex husband and I looked at him without anger. I looked at him without a taste of bitterness in my mouth, my jaw ungrimaced, my arms uncrossed, and my brow relaxed. I … Continue reading BREAK SOMETHING
Guilt. Today I want to talk about guilt. Now, before you start packing your bags just sit down and chill; we’re not going on that kind of trip. . . at least not this time. Today I’m talking about the kind of guilt that is self induced. The real kind. The ugly kind. The yucky … Continue reading GUILTY
It’s Friday, the weekend is about to start and I’m wondering— what are you holding onto from your week? Someone make you upset at work on Monday morning and you’re still brooding over it? Didn’t hear back from a friend and wondering what’s up? Waiting desperately for that hot guy from yoga to ask you … Continue reading HOLDING ON
Okay, so from my last post you learned about how to make today Friday, right? You totally read that. I just know it. If you, uh, didn’t, well, you know, click here, read that, then come back here. Or don’t. Whatever. The point was, if you want to make a change in your life, the steps … Continue reading ONE MINUTE MORE