What’s Your Dream?

Every time I say the words ‘What’s your dream’  I say it in the voice of actor Abdul Salaam El Razzac. He was the man in Pretty Woman who said this: ‘Welcome to Hollywood! What’s your dream?’ His words have stuck with me all these years because while he was making the point that every … More What’s Your Dream?

19 Years

19 years ago today, my Dad died. I still think it’s weird to say that. It doesn’t sound right in my mouth. Gets caught in my throat. He had so much life left to live. Not that he didn’t live. He lived. He made the most out of the life he had. He was happy. … More 19 Years

$hitty Moments.

Those of us living with mental illnesses work hard every single day to manage our disorders. Most of us find our own personal way and hopefully end up having more good days than bad. I have found what works for me and these practices have allowed me to make massive positive changes in my ability … More $hitty Moments.

I Believe You

The other day I was speaking with a friend about living with a mental illness. I have OCD. She does not. She is incredibly supportive. She promised that she was not judging me and that she would always ask questions to learn more and try to understand as much as she could. She said she … More I Believe You

Negative Self Talk – Mental Health Awareness Month

Negative self-talk is one of the quickest and certainly the most convenient way to torture ourselves. People with and without mental health issues all do it. It’s universal. Now some people are better at controlling it, out-thinking it, or even stopping it altogether. Those of us with mental health issues are not normally successful at … More Negative Self Talk – Mental Health Awareness Month

Long Time, No Type

It’s been a while. Two years, I think. Maybe three? Wow. When I decided to rejoin the blogging world the first thing that I hoped for was that I would find all the same lovely ‘faces’ and that this amazing community of writers, creators, artists, photographers, and soulful sharers would all still be here for … More Long Time, No Type