The Best Therapy Is Time With Your Best Friends

  I have never hidden the fact that I have seen counselors for a good portion of my life.  For a dozen different reasons, not even including my Gender Dysphoria, therapy has been something that has helped me grow, move forward and learn to live my life with the new normal that comes with each…

A Change In Perspective Can Change Your Whole View Of The World

Today is one of those days where I am struggling to get the thoughts and feelings out of my head and into the written word. I’m upset and frustrated by some things. Nothing specifically directed at me. It’s more a part of something bigger. Something that has always bothered me and certainly plays out in…

If Only We Could See Ourselves The Way Others Do

Why do we struggle so hard to view ourselves the way others do? The other day, I made a new friend.  I connected with someone who, prior to this week, I had only “spoken with” via responses to each other’s Facebook posts.  We had never had a one on one conversation prior to this week…

Leave It In The Mudroom

About two years ago, I went up to Philly to visit my sister.  One of the plans for that trip was to help her pack up a large portion of their house as they were getting ready to remodel it.  One of the things they were doing was adding a mudroom coming into the house. …

Family Breakfast

I truly do miss family meals together. Before my father died, regular meals with all of the family together at the table were a big deal.  We had as many meals together, as a family, as we could.  And I am not talking about all of the family getting together for the holidays.  I am…

Summer Breeze

I could truly use a few days of enjoying the summer. Right now is pretty chaotic for me…even more chaotic than normal.  I am in the midst of 13 straight days of work and, as tends to be the case with me, my hours are all over the map.  Thankfully it doesn’t look like any…