What’s Going On? Get Honest Project

For the month of May, I'm going to be unraveling the Get Honest Project. We're going to get into the nitty-gritty: stories I haven't told, topics most people shy away from, my own flaws, and what it really takes to change life for the better after tragedy. I don't want to do a rehash of … Continue reading What’s Going On? Get Honest Project

Quick Thought: Like Wildflowers…

The last couple of weeks have been  c r a z y  and I feel like I've been running in circles just trying to get everything done. I've been struggling with sleeping well as of late (more on that in a future post), so I've just been trying to get through the days doing what … Continue reading Quick Thought: Like Wildflowers…

Enemy Mentality

When I was younger, I felt the imminent desire to have an "enemy" who I could compete with. Whether it was gymnastics, or school, or writing, or just in my social world, there had to be a bad guy. This would mean, essentially, that I could be the hero. I justified this mentality by telling … Continue reading Enemy Mentality

Writer’s Oasis: Making the Most of a Moment

"Forever is composed of nows." ~ Emily Dickinson It's true, isn't it? Our lives aren't made up of long stretches of time that just keep expanding, but rather they are built upon fleeting moments that are over almost as soon as they begin. As a writer, I've learned to live for these small moments that … Continue reading Writer’s Oasis: Making the Most of a Moment