Hey girl. Yes, you. In a society that has put victims of sexual assault and abuse under a generalized group label, I want to talk to you because you are not just one of the masses. You have a story and it’s important. It’s important because you’ve been hurt. I get it. I know what…… Continue reading To a Victim, From a Victim
Tone of voice is a game-changer, isn’t it? I am very capable of saying “that was so nice of you” in a tone that actually says “you are the worst.” Or how about the “it’s so good to see you” with an underlying “I prayed you would relocate to Pluto.” And we all have that friend who truly means to give a compliment but ends up saying “you look horrible in every color but that one, stick to it.”
Tone of voice matters.
She looks so happy. Why can’t I be that happy? I guess because she has ________, and I don’t. They say money can’t buy happiness, but he sure is making a great case to argue that. Why doesn’t my family love me that much? I guess because I can’t ______ like he can. Thoughts we…… Continue reading Truly Content or Insta-Content, Do We Even Know The Difference?
This year I am doing things a little differently. If you know me, the title of this post probably made you laugh because I never actually keep New Year’s resolutions when I make them anyways. Maybe that’s because the only ones I make are outrageously unattainable, like “travel the world in 30 seconds.” But that…… Continue reading Why I Decided Not To Make A New Year’s Resolution
A man by the name of Jim Rohn once said “If you really want to do something, you’ll find a way. If you don’t, you’ll find an excuse.” Someone threw that concept at me years ago and it has haunted me ever since because I know how true it is. “If you really want to…… Continue reading Two Choices: Make Moves or Make Excuses
Do you ever wake up and feel the weight of how much you fell short the day before? I do. And to be completely honest, the Bible is sometimes the last place I want to go with those feelings. Why? Shame. Anger. Fear of guilt. Realization of unworthiness. I mean come on, it doesn’t make…… Continue reading Where To Go When You Fall Short…Again
I recently sat down with a mentor of mine and my first words were “I want to be myself. But I don’t know how to do that.” I don’t think I even know who I am After listening to me affirm confusion by trying to explain myself in 1928 different ways, he asked: “Do you think…… Continue reading How To Figure Out Who You Really Are