What is self-care?

It's Christmas time! I absolutely love the focus on giving, gratitude, kindness, and joy during this season. It can be a time of renewal and grace. It can also be a time of stress, high expectations, and neglecting self-care. Parents to try to create perfect Christmas moments for their kids, but sometimes they scream through... Continue Reading →


It’s okay not to be okay, but it’s not okay to stay there.

  CONFESSION: I’ve been struggling lately. I never want to give off the impression that I know everything and I’ve got my life under control. Honestly it’s a hot mess most of the time. I’m learning these skills still and working on actually implementing them (that’s the hard part as we all know). So don’t... Continue Reading →

Feels and 90s movies

If you've been following for a while, you already know that my mission and purpose in writing has become simply this- to help people better acknowledge, process, and respond to their emotions. I think it's so important because I spent the majority of my life stuffing emotions and they eventually poured out in an ugly,... Continue Reading →

Real Talk. {Anxiety}

Anxiety is an emotion, not a disorder. Let's get that straight. I say "I have anxiety" for convenience, but it's far more accurate to say "I have an anxiety disorder." Here's the difference: Anxiety is a normal feeling. It's that rush of panic when you realize your car keys are lost, the drive that pushes you... Continue Reading →

The faith not to receive

Disclaimer: This post is religious. Obviously. If that's not something you're into just scroll right on down to another post. But my faith is such a huge part of my concept of the world that it's impossible for me not to talk about it. I spent 14 months in south Texas studying faith. I had... Continue Reading →

Fear will be your enemy

Double points if you know where this title is from May the odds be ever in your favor... (Photo credit to the amazing Hiliary at Kylee Ann Studios) Now on to my post, wherein I teach you how to create a hierarchy and face your fears and basically CONQUER THE WORLD. Dear Fear, you suck.... Continue Reading →

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