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Staying on My Path When the Journey Gets Tough

Staying on My Path When the Journey Gets Tough

So many times I’ve wanted to give up. On this blog, on freelance writing, on following my dreams. It pulls so much out of me that I wonder if it’s worth it. Or if I have what it takes to keep on. Sometimes it seems like I’m doing so much, and things are getting better, but not “fast enough”.

I want to jump ahead, to where I have more than enough financially, I’m fulfilled emotionally, strong spiritually and have the body of my dreams, lol. I want to get to the life I see in my mind, where I’m comfortable, where everything looks good. Continue reading “Staying on My Path When the Journey Gets Tough”

How Allowing Myself to Feel is Helping Me Heal

How Allowing Myself to Feel is Helping Me Heal

So often, we hide from our emotions. We push them in the back of our throats, squeeze our eyes as tight as we can to trap tears, and tuck our humanity away in a box, adding to the collection of “things” we “can’t” or won’t deal with.

Whether we’ve lost a loved one, someone said the wrong thing at the wrong time, or we’re having a rough day, it’s difficult to give ourselves the time, space and energy necessary to sense, exist in the moment, to sit with what is, isn’t and will be. Continue reading “How Allowing Myself to Feel is Helping Me Heal”

How to Keep Your Soul’s Peace by Saying No

How to Keep Your Soul’s Peace by Saying No

Over the last few months, I’ve been crazy busy. From baby showers, a bridal shower and wedding, family events and building a business from the ground up, I’m exhausted!

As an introvert, I need moments to sit with myself, to reflect, relax, enjoy my own company, read, whatever it is that I want to do with myself.

It’s been difficult to get this time in, and it’s taking a toll on me. Continue reading “How to Keep Your Soul’s Peace by Saying No”