I’m checking my progress to see if I’m doing alright and what I’m finding is that I’m doing ok. Physically and mentally? Those are both different checks that I’m not doing regularly. I could definitely be doing a better job of making sure that I am doing well. I could give a list of reasons… Continue reading Check yourself before you wreck yourself (daily)
I think about how sometimes we falter. ****** We hesitate. We think we might be making the wrong move, so we stop ourselves. Maybe we could do better or be better. Either way, it leads us to feel like we are less than ourselves on a daily basis. Who is this “we” I… Continue reading Compassion and finding the drive
Well, hey there. I have now been living abroad for 8 months. What a crazy thing life is. I’m counting the little bit at the end of Feb. as well because it all counts in this regard. I’d like to say that I’ve seen some crazy, amazing stuff in that time but really it’s not… Continue reading Eight
Tragedy is one of those things in which you forget to live. Forget your reason for living. Maybe you know that “life must go on” but you can’t imagine possibly doing that. How could you when you’ve lost practically everything of worth? On that note, no one expects anyone to grieve in great celebration. Because… Continue reading On losing things and people
There are those times when you might want to give up. You know that you should not, but you can’t do it anymore is what you tell yourself. It’s getting too hard or it’s getting too rough. Unless this is a toxic relationship you want to give up on, don’t follow that voice in your… Continue reading Give in
Sometimes you might get one of those days where you don’t want to do anything. That’s ok, as long as you are able to remind yourself to take time to just get out. To do something and let yourself feel happy today. *** Those days where you would much rather stay all day in bed… Continue reading Get out today.
It has been just over a week now that the United States has elected a new (and horrendous) president. He is in control. He has the power to destroy with his executive actions, all of which have long-term consequences. I wish I could say that it’s a great time to be American but alas it… Continue reading Not a consolation prize