Self-Protection, Balancing Independence & Letting him be the Man

I had a realization this past weekend. I build a wall as a means of self-protection. I tend to lead from a place of defense, independence, and determination. I’m prepared to protect myself at all times and I hold a very high standard/expectation that I can do everything for myself. While I admire this quality … Continue reading Self-Protection, Balancing Independence & Letting him be the Man

Vent Sesh: In a Funk, Predicting Self-Sabotage & Showing Up

Confession … I’m in a funk. Mentally I am just not where I want to be and I can’t seem to shake it. The past few days I’ve been dragging my feet, overwhelmed with waves of exhaustion, and drained of energy. I can usually pinpoint the trigger: work stress, low self-esteem, boy troubles, exhaustion, but … Continue reading Vent Sesh: In a Funk, Predicting Self-Sabotage & Showing Up

LIFE IN CONTRASTS

Have you ever noticed how much contrast there is in life? Light/Darkness Hope/Despair Joy/Anger Good/Bad Beginnings/Ends Safety/Terror Clean/Messy Order/Chaos Cold/Hot Self-Care/Hustle Acceptance/Desire for Growth Positivity/Negativity I’m learning to accept that there is truth and beauty in life’s contrasts. I spent so many years of my life chasing the light and hiding from the darkness. I’ve … Continue reading LIFE IN CONTRASTS