Dreams

“Dreams at first seem impossible, then seem improbable, and finally, when we commit ourselves, become inevitable.” ~Mahatma Gandhi When we’re growing up, most of us were taught to have goals and to dream big. We were often asked what we wanted to be when we grew up. Some of you might remember saying things like… Continue reading Dreams

Unexpressed Emotions

“Unexpressed emotions never die. They are buried alive and will come forth in uglier ways.” ~ Sigmund Freud Unexpressed emotions are feelings like anger, sadness, etc. we feel towards someone that lacks a resolution, or ending. When we are in a fight with someone, we may be feeling hurt or afraid and repress it(keep in… Continue reading Unexpressed Emotions

The Past

“Oh yes, the past can hurt. But the way I see it, you can either learn from it… or run from it.” ~Rafiki(From The Lion King) This quote is from a kids movie called “The Lion King”. In the movie, Simba, ran away from home after being told he caused his father’s death. He meets… Continue reading The Past

Message to Bullies – Words Hurt

The following is a social media post that went viral at one time. It’s a lesson that bears repeating and continued sharing… A teacher in New York was teaching her class about bullying and gave them the following exercise to perform. She had the children take a piece of paper and told them to crumple… Continue reading Message to Bullies – Words Hurt

Asking for Help

“From what I’ve seen, it isn’t so much the act of asking that paralyzes us – it’s what lies beneath: the fear of being vulnerable, the fear of rejection, the fear of looking needy or weak. The fear of being seen as a burdensome member of the community instead of a productive one.” ~Amanda Palmer… Continue reading Asking for Help

My Story

Written August, 2015(edited 2016, 2017) In light of the drug epidemic that has swept the country, and the world, I wanted to share this. I don’t think that one area of the world is worse than another because the loss of any life is always bad, especially young life. I write this in no way… Continue reading My Story

“Who Is An Addict?”

You may be wondering why I am writing again about addiction. It’s my hope that when I write about addiction I can bring a little more awareness to this disease. There is a lot of stigma attached to it. Maybe what I share will give the addict reading this that hope shot they need to… Continue reading “Who Is An Addict?”