During this time of year I often think of the story of Demeter. In Greek mythology Demeter’s daughter, Persephone was taken by Hades into the underworld. During this time Demeter searched for her endlessly and since she was the goddess … Continue reading Remembering Demeter
Recently I’ve had some major life events that have literally altered my life course. I’ll go into some details about the events that transpired, but more importantly I want to talk about change. Four weeks ago I suffered a miscarriage. … Continue reading Change: The Necessary Evil
I need to get some things off my chest regarding the mass shooting in Orlando, Florida this past weekend. You can skip past this if you’ve already made up your mind about the situation, but I’m hoping you may take … Continue reading Cruel and Unusual World
“You can’t forgive without loving. And I don’t mean sentimentality. I don’t mean mush. I mean having enough courage to stand up and say, ‘I forgive. I’m finished with it.’.” – Maya Angelou In my first blog post on forgiveness … Continue reading Forgiveness Pt. 2
I wanted to share an experience that I had this past weekend that made me realize that there are still good people in this world. My family and I went on a road trip and visited Zion National Park (which was … Continue reading Kindness is Contagious
“All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream.” ― Edgar Allan Poe I dream a lot. I am one of those people that wakes up in the morning and can usually recall the dreams that … Continue reading What is in a Dream?
Have you ever heard of positive psychology? After World War II veterans were returning home from war with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) from their time overseas. They were going through therapy that used traditional methods that involved re-hashing these … Continue reading Positive Psychology
I have a confession to make to the world… I am incredibly impatient. Since I am fully aware of this I have time and time again attempted to change this aspect of myself. Lately, I am impatient with life. I … Continue reading Patience Is Not My Virtue
It wasn’t until recently that I was introduced to the idea of being a Highly Sensitive Person or that there was even a name for such a phenomenon. My entire life I have been referred to has oversensitive or hypersensitive. … Continue reading Are you a Highly Sensitive Person?
I think as humans we are always struggling to find what happiness means. What does it look like? What does it feel like? Is it permanent or fleeting? Are some people naturally more happy than others? Most importantly, how can … Continue reading Searching For Happiness