This Anxiety Feels Familiar

Beautiful-sunrise

I know that I make huge progress in my healing every single day. But some things persist and make themselves known. I made the connection that my insomnia has something to do with the anxiety I have always felt this time of year. I used to think that it was Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) but I am smarter now. I realize that it is wrapped around the family anxiety I have always felt during the holidays…

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The Monster Under the Bed

Most people suffer in silence and fear to ask for help. They Keep their secrets in the dark because the resultant shame cloaks them in a false sense of complicity. I don’t want people to feel alone. I want them to know that if they ASK for help they will always be supported. And I want them to know they are so much stronger than they think they are!

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You Are Where You Are Either Through Ignorance…or CHOICE!

A-Fork-In-The-Road

Done with reflection I see a fork in the road Think I’ll pick it up!   The thing about life is that you don’t know what you don’t know, but as soon as you do know it you can no longer sit on the fringes and hide behind ignorance. No, as soon as you do […]

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MOTHER’S DAY WITHOUT MOM

MOODY-SEA

  You held me as a baby when I cried, And you had no idea the roles would be reversed years later. Tears that never fell, Welled up for a near century, Wracking sobs, Indicative of the pain that was buried so deep, The pain that couldn’t be felt, Because there was too much to […]

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Loving Large…Living Life

Beautiful-calm-sea

It all starts with a sunset. Something stirs in your heart center and you know all is right with the world! A little rain never hurt anyone. In fact quite the opposite when it paints a picture in the sky with all the colors of a rainbow! No boat?  NO PROBLEM! It’s good to move […]

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The Eyes of Love

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All I can say is I wish I saw myself through your eyes! I’m in training, working hard to see with love To dispel the layers built over eons What started out as beautiful somehow turned so ugly Somehow changed the reflection to something that fostered deep shame, self-loathing, and doubt! All I know is […]

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Self…Less

Abstract-reaching-flower

Self, less a piece of my heart I felt it leave as I looked And couldn’t believe it left with you But it was always with you Self, less the people who came together to give me life Through trials and tribulations The constant was always there But now it’s gone and there is  Less […]

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