Are You Waiting for Permission to Feel Enough?

Are You Waiting for Permission to Feel Enough?

Your Weekly Dose of Self-Care   Comparison, striving, proving, self-doubt, perfectionism, are all symptoms of thinking, “I am not enough.” Whether this belief was taught, modeled or inherited, today is the best day of the year to rewrite this internal script. If you are waiting for permission to feel enough, permission granted. Tomorrow is the […]

How to Take a Should Detox

How to Take a Should Detox

I forget the name of the movie, but the scene has stuck in my mind since I was a pre-teen. In the scene, a parental figure holds a dictionary in front of their eager-to-learn child. They ask this boy to flip to the word “can’t.” To the child’s naive surprise, “can’t” has been conveniently cut out of the […]

Heart’s Desires: Are They Promises or Pipe Dreams?

Heart’s Desires: Are They Promises or Pipe Dreams?

Before I was in love You gave me dreams of love Before I had a child You sent a fluttering to my womb Already nostalgic For things yet to come. When I was 9 years old I dreamt that I was in love. It was a feeling dream mostly. I sat on someone’s lap I’d […]

How Do I Feel Grateful When I DON’T?

How Do I Feel Grateful When I DON’T?

Can I be real? Sometimes I’m overwhelmed, anxious and doubting if I’ll ever muster the ever-trending buzz-word, “gratitude” again. Sometimes, giving thanks feels like a pipe dream. The truth is… It’s okay to feel un-grateful. You have needs. When your needs aren’t met, stress and striving overwhelm your gratitude. You have the need to feel […]