When I was nine My father took my hand Lead me to a closet And said Look here Out this window See what I see … I saw the closet door He saw the world Three months later He was dead I had hardly known him He had never known me Five years later Another door … Read More
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Like most of the western world, the recent and highly publicized suicide of Robin Williams has effected me greatly. Although my first reaction was shock and sadness, I must say that the tragic passing of Mr. Williams has both inspired me and helped to reaffirm some things that I have come to realize about the human … Read More
Everything works, just like clockwork. OK, so it may not seem that way most of the time, but when you learn to see all the tiny hints and details of this divine path we all walk, it really does seem smooth like clockwork. Even the really REALLY hard stuff. I am so beyond grateful for this … Read More
I have taken many approaches to my mental health with a lot of focus on positive thinking. For the past few years I had put my mental health on a back burner. I was stagnant. I did nothing but stare at the walls sinking into my own thoughts watching true crime stories on Youtube. I also … Read More
I’m not the girl I once was. I’m not even the woman I thought I wanted to be. Like the girl in the picture who is always on her phone posting to Facebook or checking in somewhere, that’s not me anymore. And I’m very happy about that. I like this version much better. She is much … Read More
What does true success look like? Does it look like earning a six figure income, receiving a PhD, or working in a position of power within the world? Or is it a much deeper and more personal thing? I got into a debate today with someone on Twitter that started about scientific ignorance within the food … Read More
I’ve made some radical changes in my life over the past 18 months including getting off psychiatric medication, starting my own business, and ending my marriage. More recently, I’ve added my internet and media usage to that list of changes including deleting my personal Facebook profile and several other social media accounts. I’ve given up my … Read More
Open your mind and check your thought life. Even if you think you already do this, pause, right now, and go even deeper. Do you really believe in your heart what you say out loud? Do you really believe what you tell yourself about the world and about who you are? Or do you lie to … Read More