Mental Health Awareness

May is National Mental Health Awareness month.Let's talk about it. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D49bWOBP_rY I share and heart positive memes when they come across my feed and fully support the work of TWLOHA. I believe in and advocate for mental health awareness. I'm walking on my own mental health journey but it's often a lonely road.I don't talk … Continue reading Mental Health Awareness

A Post About Silence

I sit in silence asking myself what it is I want to write about. It's a strange feeling to want to write about everything and nothing.It's rare for me to sit in silence these days. With YouTube and Spotify and Hulu, there's a large range of noise to drown out the silence.This past month has … Continue reading A Post About Silence

Show Up When Your Heart Beats Faster

I put together a presentation to my co-workers on how to practice critical awareness based off Brené Brown's book I Thought it Was Just Me (But it Isn't). At first I was apprehensive to volunteer to give a presentation because, even though I present information to the trainees at my company, presenting in front of my peers … Continue reading Show Up When Your Heart Beats Faster

Finding the Beauty in Being Yourself

"I don't want to stand out anymore.  Why can't I be like everyone else?  Why does everyone else seem like they are confident while I'm over here faking it?  Why can't I have a fucking conversation without my words fumbling out of my mouth?  I sound like an idiot..." So were the thoughts of younger … Continue reading Finding the Beauty in Being Yourself