Giving

I used to think giving was complicated, and that it took so much out of me to do. Mostly because I am a "giver" in every type of relationship and often pair myself with extreme "takers" and it ends up burning me out. In the past few years I have really been pressing myself to … Continue reading Giving

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You

You. I wrote this book for you. With all of your accomplishments and all of your flaws, I sat and I wrote. With your chin hairs and nose hairs and toe hairs, I wrote to you. At 3 in the morning on a Sunday or on a bench inside a mall, I sat and I … Continue reading You

Mirrors

What I have learned about other people's mental illness has helped me learn about my own emotional being. I am, after all an incredibly emotional being. I have also met, had intimate relationshipswith and worked with some very "emotional" beings. Because of the stress this has caused me, I took it upon myself to get … Continue reading Mirrors

Travelling Alone

I spent quite a while travelling by myself. It wasn't that I necessarily planned it that way to begin with. I'm sure at some stage I was afraid to do such a thing, being as I was a young, single, slender woman. I probably should have been more worried about the possibility that bad things … Continue reading Travelling Alone

Time

I have been reading a lot about the concept of time lately. It has served to help me gain a different perspective on my world and my perception of it. I took actual holiday time from work and arranged a holiday for my son and I abroad to the Pacific coast of Mexico over New … Continue reading Time