HBR article "In Praise of Extreme Moderation" spoke to me this morning. This is an article that will resonate with every one of us regardless of where we fall; moderate or extreme. It calls out the new norm of practicing extremism in all that we do. It calls out the “new” need to do everything... Continue Reading →
Obsessive-Compulsive Script Flipped
Photo by j.mt_photography on Pexels.com This is where I find myself, often...bringing it back or taking it all back. Longing to simplify. I overcomplicate things in my life on all levels; personally, professionally, mentally, physically, for the sake of... - vision? - success? I continue to add more things on my proverbial plate until I... Continue Reading →
Stop treating me like a woman. Start treating me like a partner. L.
Cracked Wide Open
This was written back in December and never published. Raw...indeed. Perfect as written. Honest.
Photo by Maria Orlova on Pexels.com Sitting here listening to Red Table Talk, “Kelly Osbourne Comes Clean” episode, and “wow” what a great reminder of the power of addiction. There are so many great quotes that I could not help but share and re-numerate on the hold it has had in my life through her... Continue Reading →
Another Day…to Contemplate
Photo by Andrea Piacquadio on Pexels.com Yea, this picture, this is exactly what it feels like to be in my head on any given day. Contemplation over every single thing. Every single person. Every thought and emotion contemplated over and over and over again. Start…no stop. Do…no just be…still. My mind goes one million miles... Continue Reading →
The Angst that is Anxiety…
I like so many others are dealing in anxiety daily. It creates an angst that makes you want to run but what exactly is stirring inside of you and where you want to run cannot be identified. It is a whir of nervous energy that unlike excitement breeds a feeling of doom. It feels like... Continue Reading →
Mood Swing Anyone?
Who am I? Sometimes this is a question I ask my many personalities. Scary, right? You just thought, "Did she just say that?". Yes, I did! I am in awe of the many moods we swing in and out of in any given day, week, HOUR, second...ha-ha. My moods sometimes catch me off-guard where I... Continue Reading →
Overthinking – it kills creativity and worse
I have found myself intimidated by the idea of writing. I have so much to share, so much to say and starting dialogues prompted and ready to roll but then I overthink it. Instead of writing from my heart and my very busy head I sit and think about what my audience wants to hear... Continue Reading →
As I was sitting in the nail salon recently I overheard a woman in a pedicure chair talking to her nail tech about mental illness. At first blush her comments were somewhat entertaining until I realized her views and then I found myself shaking my head at the ignorance that was so blissful it was... Continue Reading →