From fear to power

fear |fi(ə)r| noun an unpleasant emotion caused by the belief that someone or something is dangerous, likely to cause pain, or a threat. Or put more simply, that feeling that stops you for doing what you truly want to.

let’s talk.

Communication. It’s a buzzword. And it’s one that I’m getting pretty exhausted with. I think about when I’m interviewing someone for a job – “Situation x happens in the workplace, how do you respond?” “Well, I’m a really good communicator, so I’d make sure that I was straightforward with the person so they knew what…

enough.

Let me set some context for this post. This is written from a place of longing to belong, a place of wanting to fit in, a place of searching for being ‘enough,’ and a journey to community. This is personal. This is emotional. I haven’t gone here before.

the space between…

I debated starting this post with a quote from that Dave Matthews Band song but it would be irrelevant. This post has nothing to do with that. There is this moment, this occurrence that I’m sure has a name but I’m not smart enough yet to know what it’s called. You know that moment, it’s…

Turn Inward

“If I think I am very beautiful and you tell me I am not, which may be a fact, do I like it? If I think I am very intelligent, very clever, and you point out that I am actually a rather silly person, it is very unpalatable to me. And your pointing out my…

Show Me Your Friends

Growing up all I ever heard was “show me your friends and I tell you who you are.” I never understood what this meant. Until now. Throughout my life and my most challenging experiences I’ve triumphed. Seemingly due to how great I thought I was but after reflection, I’ve realized that they’ve all helped me…