Let’s Just Sit Back and Watch

So I am a fixer and care taker.  I admit it.  Its the nature of the way I was raised.  Growing up in an alcoholic home, I was expected to fix things.  I was expected to take care of others.  I was expected to put my needs aside and make sure I was putting my…

The Power of Positive Relationships

As the holiday season has officially kicked off in the United States, I am just feeling this need to write about something that so many of us forget about on a daily basis. Positive relationships. Being someone who has suffered from seasonal depression for years, especially since the death of my brother but more intensely…

We Are All Beautiful

Self-doubt is a bitch. Have you ever stopped to think about what drives you to question yourself?  What leads us to question our beauty?  What leads us to question if we are capable of achieving things?  What leads us to doubt our value to others and the world?  I know, logically, that there are a…

Finding Light In The Darkness

I have said it here and on Facebook a lot lately… Despite what people would lead us to believe, the world is getting better.  We still have such a long way to go, but it is getting better. Over the past year, I had become the poster girl for a platform dweller.  I wasn’t getting…

Get Away

I’m ready for a break.  I mean I am REALLY ready for a break. When I leave work on Tuesday, I will be starting vacation.  It will be my first vacation that is totally about me in about 5 years.  I’m not saying I haven’t taken time off work in the past 5 years.  I…

Back To…Shopping…

Its been a while since I have done any real shopping in RL.  After internship, I was pretty worried about my finances.  Not that I was in bad shape.  It was just that after four months of not working for a full paycheck and having to dip into your savings some, you worry.  Thankfully, between…