In 2010, I was a recently published 23 year old, full of goals, aspirations and positivity. I was in a relationship with a guy that I was sure was the one. I had just graduated with my bachelors in a corporate communications and ready for grad school. Today, on the last day of the decade, … Continue reading 10 Lessons Learned
I’ve held these feelings in for a few months now. To be honest, I probably haven’t held them in as well as I think I have. I know 4 close friends off the top of my head who have probably gotten this story already, but in true writer fashion...I can’t get over it until I … Continue reading If God cares about me, why does He let people hurt me?
When did I get so down on myself that I ran out of things to criticize and moved on to how not reading was making me a horrible writer and editor? There are so many aspects of my life that I feel like I suck at, but NO! This was never one of those things.
It's literally been almost 3 months since my last blog (outside of book reviews) and I feel horrible. You've ever had moments where you just can't put together a complete sentence? Thoughts all over the place. Too many things to do and not enough hours? That's where I have been. However, the power of Facebook … Continue reading Writers on Recovery
Rules often stem from unfortunate circumstances that cause them to be necessary (or not). When you are hurt or disappointed, you usually establish a rule to keep yourself from experiencing that again. In life, we call these boundaries.
I don’t need the whole “be patient or be humble or pray” speech. I don’t need you to tell me what I should be doing. I just need you to listen.
Summer comes. My throat seems a little dry from realizing half the year is gone and I haven’t accomplished anything on my list. No worries, I still have 6 months to get it together...Then December hits.
Recovering from how I treat myself is one of my biggest obstacles. I never really noticed how much what I think about myself privately effects how I move publicly. One thing I noticed that has to change is I walk with my head down. If I’m being honest, I’ve always had low self-esteem. I can … Continue reading Stop walking with your head down…you can’t see.
As I prepare to release my seventh book, I am stuck in business mode. My lovely editor has the pleasure of cleaning up my creative words, while I have the privilege to prepare press releases, orchestrate book signings, do social media promotion, etc. We are an independent publisher, which means I have to do most … Continue reading Fear of Flying
I am utterly disgusted at the amount of unfinished projects I have. I am disappointed in the amount of unmet goals I have set for myself. I'm often left confused in my own thoughts when I think about it. I was so hype about them when I set them. What happened? The motivation left and … Continue reading You are in the way of your goals.