Stardust

I take a deep, staggered breath to calm the storm within As the world hangs suspended. Photo by Tony Dearwester on Unsplash In quiet moments, I release an angry, burning fire rising from air-filled lungs. My body floats through air Breathing again as I soar out of this place of shadows. Where my outstretched arms burnContinue reading “Stardust”

For Every Decision, You Have A Choice

Stress isn’t what kills you, it is the way you handle it. Photo by Ismael Paramo on Unsplash When You Let Your Stress Bury You You become so tired and you do so little of what fills you. Day after day, the jolting alarm clock comes way too soon. The bad dream you had extends into the dayContinue reading “For Every Decision, You Have A Choice”

Why I Stopped Asking People to Be Kind

And started teaching myself the true meaning of kindness Photo by Dayne Topkin on Unsplash We often call out to the world to be kind. You can find these messages on social media, painted on walls, and on t-shirts. The irony is that sometimes we even raise our voices to each other demanding the other person toContinue reading “Why I Stopped Asking People to Be Kind”

How I Decluttered My Home to Help with My Mental Health

Your clutter problem and stress level are connected. Photo by Lea Böhm on Unsplash I know you’ve felt it too. The overwhelm. Especially in this pandemic. We are not meant to be so much to so many people at one time. We are stressed out and running on empty. When I am in overwhelm mode, myContinue reading “How I Decluttered My Home to Help with My Mental Health”

You Are Worthy in Every Stage of Your Life

There is only one of you in the whole Universe Photo by Suzanne D. Williams on Unsplash We may be perfect strangers, you and I. One thing I know for certain about you is that you are worthy. When you were born, someone celebrated because you came into this world. Someone held your hand and marveled atContinue reading “You Are Worthy in Every Stage of Your Life”

Reflect — Receive — Rejoice

Mantras to Start Your Day Photo by Patrick Schneider on Unsplash I can take the first stepHope is stronger than fearI can begin each day with purpose. I can make a differenceLet the light shine inIt only takes one spark to change the dark. I can do hard thingsObstacles give me strengthThis mountain was made toContinue reading “Reflect — Receive — Rejoice”