... to really know me. This weekend, spent mostly splayed out on the couch with coffee and diet coke in equal measure, I watched a Persia Lawson video. She's a super sassy British 'Love Coach' who talked of vulnerability. Having recently listened to Brene Brown's Daring Greatly, vulnerability is a word I have heard often.… Continue reading This is what you need to know about me…
Dear sweet baby girl, You're in for the most incredible ride, so be ready. But not too ready. You will not be in control of some of the most exciting parts of your journey. You will climb mountains (literally and emotionally). You will celebrate and you will fall. Each set of tumultuous circumstances will lead… Continue reading A Letter to my Younger Self
Today, I did something really brave. My word for 2019 is brave. One of the ways I have been trying to be brave is to follow my intuitions each and every time I have them. So today I did just that. I felt compelled to reach out to my dad and discuss all the things… Continue reading Talking to my Dad- a stepping stone to healing
I have always felt like I was in some way connected to a higher power. Connected to something much bigger than myself. Something that was powerful and creative and all knowing. Which is a really weird thing to think about now. Looking back on my childhood self I can see why I felt so awkward.… Continue reading Born Spiritual: Finding my place in the world
As I was flying to England this past Christmas, I watched the short documentary Out of Many, One on Netflix. It is the story of US residents in their journey to American citizenship. Immigrants from Venezuela, Colombia, China and Mexico meeting to study for their citizenship test through the art and artifacts of the New… Continue reading Out of many, one.
I will claim that my friends are the greatest in the world! I'm sure most people would, but I am sure of it. I am so fucking blessed to have a collection of very best friends, or as I refer to them soul sisters, spread across the globe. I call them soul sisters because their… Continue reading Soul Sisters: A Love Letter
P.S. There are no other stories. Sorry to disappoint. So, it wasn't my first time in a counseling session. Nor will it be my last, I'm sure. But I decided recently after the past 2-4 years as I have fallen down each and every pothole life has thrown at me, it was probably time to… Continue reading Today, I went to therapy and other stories.