Lights Out: I’m a Failure (Journal Session)

When I was little, our house had the most beautiful window on the top half of the front door. It had a faceted border that would cast rainbows all around it on sunny afternoons. The light had to hit just the right way, and I never knew when I would see a rainbow in my … Continue reading Lights Out: I’m a Failure (Journal Session)

My Goals for 2020

Goals, resolutions, intentions. These days are so saturated with all sorts of synonyms for one thing: making ourselves better. The turn of the year is a great time to reflect on the last 365 days and refocus on what matters to us most. I know some people aren't a fan of this sort of thing, … Continue reading My Goals for 2020

Embrace the Rejected

Nowadays, it's so easy to criticize. It's simple to dish out critiques online or even to look in the mirror and tear ourselves apart. Trends are so easily established and shared that it's glaringly obvious when we aren't participating in them, and social media has implemented this heightened mob mentality that sways our opinions before … Continue reading Embrace the Rejected

It’s All Been Done Before

There are so many cop-outs we can use when we're avoiding something. There's not enough time. It's too hard. I don't have any good ideas. It's simpler to keep on doing the same. I'm too busy. No one cares. It's all been done before. This is the one that seamlessly waits in the wings of … Continue reading It’s All Been Done Before

The Art of Goal Setting

It's incredible how much we can glean as adults from children's stories we've heard our whole lives. Take Goldie Locks and the Three Bears, for example. We can relate goals to this story pretty well, actually; some are too big, some are too small, and some are just right. A goal too big can overwhelm … Continue reading The Art of Goal Setting