Powerless

Powerless

Lately, it seems, life has been as hard as it’s ever been. The isolation of this pandemic has felt crippling at times and I’ve felt like I am hanging on by a thread. There is so much I have to be grateful for, and our situation could be infinitely worse for sure. In...

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The World’s Greatest Lie

The World’s Greatest Lie

In The Alchemist, it is said that the world’s greatest lie is this: “that at a certain point in our lives, we lose control of what’s happening to us, and our lives become controlled by fate.” Wow! I love this and it is so true. That is a lie. However, it got me...

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Resilience Ratio

Resilience Ratio

What is your “bounce back-ability?” When life seems to knock you down, how fast can you pop back up? It reminds me of boxing. “Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee.” Think how fast an animal that flies pops back up when the wind knocks it back. Life does that to...

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Undisclosed Trauma

Undisclosed Trauma

When I was 21 years old, I was raped by my then best friend/former boyfriend. This will come as a shock to some readers who know me because I never reported the rape, which actually happened on two separate occasions, and I never told almost anyone in my life. At that...

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