The Pain Comes in Waves, But The Wave Will Pass

The pain comes in waves. Hold on and trust that this wave will pass. It has been a really hard week for my family. My mom has been in the hospital all week for various cancer related issues and my cousin passed away after being on life support for a few days. It's been hard … Continue reading The Pain Comes in Waves, But The Wave Will Pass

You Can Love What You Do, And Still Need a Break From It

You can love what you do, and still need a break from it. I love speaking, I love breaking the stigma around mental health, I love being able to challenge myself and come up with new ideas and get really creative about things I thought I couldn't do. I love it all. But I also … Continue reading You Can Love What You Do, And Still Need a Break From It

You Can, Even When It Feels Like You Can’t

I remember growing up, one of the books I loved was, "The Little Engine That Could". The Engine repeats over and over, "I think I can, I think I can" until it could. I hope you remember today that you can. I hope you find even the smallest amount of light within you that empowers … Continue reading You Can, Even When It Feels Like You Can’t

Don’t Compare Yourself. Where You Are Is Beautiful

Our lives can be full of comparison. We might feel like we are always falling short. We see someone else living the "perfect" life or experiencing the "perfect" relationship, and we feel like what we have isn't good enough. We look at where we once were and get frustrated with ourselves that we might not … Continue reading Don’t Compare Yourself. Where You Are Is Beautiful

It’s Okay If Your Self-Care Looks Different Right Now

It's okay if your self-care routine looks different right now, or is requiring more effort. A friend and I talked about this recently and I realized how true this is. Is that walk you used to take that made everything a lot better, just not cutting it anymore? Does taking that walk feel more like … Continue reading It’s Okay If Your Self-Care Looks Different Right Now