“If I can’t change the people around me, I change the people around me.” – Chuck D. It’s funny that this theme keeps reoccurring in my life and, therefore, in my blog over and over again. Environment. Not the one we live in but the one we live in (I promise not to do this … More People
This is probably one of the most difficult things that I’ve ever written. I know that it’s going to be upsetting for some of you to read. I’m sorry. However, I think it’s important to talk about. … Three times. Three times today I caught myself asking the question, “how do I kill myself and … More First of all,… I’m fine.
Lately, I’ve been doing a lot of cooking. As someone who “minimized” most of my kitchen gadgets because I didn’t quite know what they all did, it’s been interesting. I’ve been “making due” with some things but it’s been a wild ride and I’m excited for it to continue. First of all, you may not … More Kitchen Adventures
I know, I know. How cliché to write a blog post about happiness but it’s been on my mind a lot recently. So, I’ll just start with a few questions. When was the last time you thought about what makes you happy before seeing this post? Do you actively pay attention to what makes you … More Happiness
Growing up in Texas, well probably just growing up anywhere, your parents always had some saying or thing that they repeated all the time that more than likely drove you crazy. You could probably sit down and write a list of them. “Shoulda Woulda Coulda, but you didn’t” is something that I heard a lot … More Shoulda Woulda Coulda
“You’re spread too thin to be useful.” Harsh, I know. But I, once, said that to someone because it was true and I felt they would benefit from hearing it. Was I right? I’ll probably never know. Now, I feel those words echoing back at me. Spinning plates or endless phone notifications. Whatever visual creates … More Chasing
I find it essential that we take the time to realize our planet will persevere regardless of whether or not we choose to poison our air and water ways. The planet provides for us but will not protect us from ourselves. Earth will still be floating in space for a long time after the human … More Naturally, Garbage.
Life has been busy (read: non-prioritized) so I apologize for my absence. I’ve had a lot of things asking for my attention and I said “yes” to one too many. I’ve written before about being selfish with your time. This is one of those times where a reminder was needed to keep my guard up … More Spite’ll do.
“I don’t wanna. Not really. I mean… I do but, you know… what do I even say?” “They’re going to stop loving me if I tell them.” “How do I bring this up without pissing them off?” “Money just isn’t something we talk about… ever.” “They only said that because I’ve said/done worse to them … More Growth From Difficult Conversations
I promised myself that I was going to start writing more. Promised to myself that I would post to the blog more. I’ve been doing better than I have previously but not quite where I want to be. I was lamenting this to a friend this morning and talking about the difficulty I had of … More Keeping Promises to Yourself