Posts tagged writing
What are ACES and how Does Childhood Stress Affect my Mental and Physical Health in Adulthood?

When you're in that stressful situations often, and your cortisol and adrenaline are firing for prolonged periods of time - it changes how your brain is wired. You no longer have the ability to properly regulate your hormones and this throws your health out of balance affecting everything from inflammation to thyroid issues to sleep patterns and more.

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Do you believe everything a psychic tells you?

So they aren't scared of "the psychic". They are scared of being faced with themselves. They are scared because a psychic is generally someone you can't bullshit or make excuses with. They're detached from your situation, operating on a different plane, and are just there to tell you what the fuck is up, if you ask them. 

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Tell Me About a Flash of Brilliance

I spent the next day tearing apart the book and having a true fucking awakening. I was amazed that women's bodies could do all of this incredible shit, I was in awe of my own body for the process of menstruation and the ability to grow and birth a human. I sat naked on my back porch and poured water all over myself in a primal moment of pure ecstasy at simply being a woman.

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How to Eliminate Jealousy From Your Relationship

I had a revelation when I applied the basic principles of attachment parenting to adult intimate relationships. MIND BLOWN. And now, I'll share it with you. 

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I Cant Believe I Did THAT {and why being prepared is an illusion}

You could train or learn or shadow or prep or practice or plan, but when the shit goes down it's basically never going to be how you think it's going to be. So just go for it. Figure it out as you go. Commit to always learning, growing, and changing. Do your best.

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Tell Me All Your Thoughts on God (and yoga...and religion...and spirituality)

I don't believe in God in the traditional sense. I am way more into me and the energy I radiate. What makes sense to me is that we're all energy all the time. And we all vibrate at different frequencies and those frequencies attract similar frequencies. So it makes sense that if I'm gossiping or being negative or feeling sorry for myself that I'm radiating at a lower frequency

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Writing Group, Day 6: Bravery is Bullshit

I didn't make pro/con lists, I didn't agonize over the what-ifs. I didn't have a certain amount of money saved as safety net first. Because it wasn't a question. Staying at my corporate job wasn't an option. The only way to go was forward. 

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To Push or Not to Push {Thoughts on the "American Dream" and owning your shit}

I think that the whole concept of the American Dream is complete horse shit. Go to college, get married, have a family, work really really hard and then retire and enjoy your golden years. I mean - none of that works for me, but especially the concept of having to work hard.

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The F*cking Monkey Mind {This, and other scattered thoughts}

 I was unkempt eating peanut butter out of the jar watching Sex and the City. And you know - all of those other things you do when you're alone. I just wanted a body to sleep in the guest room. 

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What's in a Name? {Thoughts on marriage, divorce, depression, and independence}

I always abstractly knew she was on medication for depression, but I didn't really know what that meant. Of course I have all sorts of hind sight now that I am an "adult". My mom and my grandma had a strange relationship and were always at odds about something.

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5 Easy Tips for Beginner Bloggers

Only through trial, error, and lots of research have I learned what makes a decent blog post. The winning combo is:

great writing + visual details + marketing. 

The average person is only good at one of these things, which is why the majority of blogs out there don't gain any traction. Below I'll share the top 5 things I have learned that I know will help you on your journey as a blogger. 

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