Inspiration

When I’m feeling overwhelmed and it kind of feels like I’m living in a hopeless situation, I look for words of inspiration. Quotes and affirmations that help me to feel hope again. Words that lift me up, bring me some clarity, and bring me back to feeling that things can change for the better. I … Read more

Mind-Fucked

Yes, you read that correctly, “mind-fucked”. That is the definition of when you let your mind think of all the possibilities of what something could be, might be, may turn out to be. All the if’s, and’s, and but’s. The what if’s, coulda, woulda, or shoulda. The maybe’s and who knows. It’s all the crazy … Read more

Baba

(this is a beautiful eulogy written by our friend, Dawn, for her grandmother) Baba From my earliest conscious thoughts I remember you. I remember your cheery, positive, perfect intonation that projected love and comfort. “Hi, Honey,” you would always say. Your imprint into my core morality is deep and pure, a guiding pillar of righteousness … Read more

The Laundromat

I’ve just put my clothes in the washer, and I’ve taken a seat in the corner of the laundromat. It’s 9pm on a Friday night, and there’s no one else here, probably because of the rain. I take a sip of my soda from the 7-Eleven next door, as I wonder if I’ll be seeing … Read more

Keep The Self-Talk Positive

Why is it so easy to tell someone else how great they are, and so hard to tell ourselves? Keeping the self-talk positive is key to our overall health and wellness. It feels great when I tell others they’re a good person, and how smart, beautiful and strong they are. Or, what an amazing mom … Read more

I Am Alpha

I am Alpha. I have a strong presence. At work, my coworkers always know when I’m around. They say they can feel me standing behind them. I’m not mean or anything like that, I am just Alpha. Even with my animals, I have never had to assert myself, make them know my rank in the … Read more

Defamation Of Character

A person’s character is an important thing and can be entirely subjective. Once labeled, you may have a hard time changing the opinions of others. Human nature allows us to pass judgment while never having met someone, solely based on the rumors or even stereotyping. Better still an opinion about someone’s real character can be … Read more

Why Isn’t Your Glass Half Full?

Have you ever been around a friend or family member who is so negative that you find it hard to be around that person? I have. I want to support them, but after a while, it gets to be a bit draining. And, I tell myself that I care (and I do) but sometimes I … Read more