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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Dis-ease

Let's talk about disease. As in the state at which your body is not at its most healthy or balanced.  The week leading up to the publishing and release of my book I rushed myself to the hospital on not one, but two separate occasions under the impression that my appendix was about to burst … Continue reading Dis-ease

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