Embracing Weakness and Loving Myself

I'm a bit of a mess right now. But I kinda like it. I really do. And a year ago I was an absolute mess. And I hated it. I really did. A year ago I was judging myself harshly for being a mess. In fact, I've always done that. I've always told myself the…

A Quote for the Heartbroken

Yesterday I was listening to Rob Bell's latest podcast. Josh Radnor was on the show and it was all about quotes. Being a writer, I guess I'm predisposed to really loving quotes. And I really loved this show. There were tons of great quotes and the discussions surrounding them were awesome too. Really, just about…

Is Sleep Spiritual?

I've noticed lately that I wake-up in the mornings feeling pretty low. I'm usually at least a little angry and a little down. But I try to list off things to be grateful for and I meditate and maybe watch a little Netflix (or write... though not as much as I should) and then I'm…

Hope for the Heartbroken

At some point, probably very soon, there's a post coming about specific things I've found to help with heartbreak. Some of them take less than a minute, some take  several minutes, and some take months. All of them work. But, sadly, none of them are magic (just wave a wand and everything is suddenly better).…

TTT: For the Heartbroken, How to Find True Love

For this week's Ted Talk Thursday (TTT), I decided to go with the video of Tracy McMillan. This fits right in with my recent themes of heartbreak and focusing on myself. And the point she makes in the video is absolutely true. The key to finding true love, the key to finally getting over a…

When Things Go Sideways

I have to admit, when things start to go sideways - when something horrible starts to happen - I always try to stop the skid. I try everything and I hold on tight while I get spun round and round. I stay until the accident is completely over. Put another way... When the shit hits…

TTT: Change Your Life

Here’s Mel Robbins’ Ted Talk. Most people know her from The Five Second Rule. This talk will inspire you to take care of you and to reach for your dreams. As with everything, take what you want - what feels right to you - and leave the rest behind. I especially like the part at about the 7…