COVID- 19: The Struggle is Real and I Don’t Know How to Feel

*Sigh….* I need to vent for a minute. Despite my joy and excitement for being a recluse in our current climate, I have to say, that this pandemic is effecting me a little more than I thought it would. I’m filled with more frustration than anything. Lack of answers, lack of understanding of some things,…

What Happens When your Child Plays Favorites?

So, a couple weekends ago, my daughter was very sad about something. She is so much like me that it is almost irritating, because I constantly asked her what was wrong and she would say “nothing”, even though her face clearly was singing a different tune. I didn’t want to badger her; but I needed…

The Power in a Silent Presence

Sometimes, silence is truly golden. It is a lost art form in some; however, what many don’t realize is sometimes silence is all someone needs to obtain peace. There are times when words cannot be expressed. Sometimes it’s just not the right time, or the right words do no form. Sometimes, you just need presence….

Self-Care Sunday: Creating Space for Yourself

One thing that I feel is necessary for self-care is creating space for yourself. When you think about “creating space”, sometimes the first thing that comes to mind is physical space; cleaning, de-cluttering, doing basic “detoxing” of your life. Those are all good things; however, when I think of creating space for myself, I think…

Self-Care Sunday: The Chakra Alignment

Recently, I’ve been into researching and learning about chakras, and how benficial it is for mine to be aligned in order for me to be completely balanced. Chakras were something I had gotten into last year, and it is carrying over into this year and I’m definitely taking it more seriously. I’ve noticed how a…

Self-Care Sunday: Managing the Stress Levels

Here’s something that I know we all can agree we’ve dealt with at least on a daily basis in one way or another: STRESS. I honestly couldn’t have written this post at a more critical time in my life, because my stress levels have been higher than usual lately.  Whether it be from everyday life circumstances, job-related…

#50Days50Questions: The Present, The Past or The Future…

Do I live in the present moment? Live in the past? Future? Hmm…..Good question, Lol. I feel like your past experiences shape and mold you for your present and future, but the key is to not dwell in those past experiences.  I try hard not to dwell; however, I am not perfect, and I do…

A Long Week, A Long Life

I was looking up a word in the dictionary and I noticed my word of the day (on 7/9) was jovial.  My immediate response to that was “there was nothing jovial about this past week.”

Music, Cidar, a Pen and Some Paper 

Sometimes you just need to step away from yourself and take some time to breathe and decompress.  When this happens, I find myself writing; whether it be a story, plot scenario, poetry, or just personal thoughts, I need to get away from reality for a while.  I take “me time” very seriously. I think it’s…

Being Emotional on a Saturday Afternoon….

Have you ever felt like you were just out there on your own private island, with no friends to talk to about what’s going on in your everyday, run-of-the-mill life? Yea. I’ve been there. I’m going to get a bit vulnerable and let a little of my personal feelings out in this post.  I want…