Mindfulness, Personal

Closure

I have been searching for closure in all the wrong places. Why is it that when something ends, we seek understanding and closure? It’s like my brain goes into overdrive trying to find the last of the puzzle pieces. Every bone in my body craves an understanding that I may never have. So, I ask… Read More Closure

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Space

When I want more clothing, I make space in my closet. If I need more space in my cupboards, I re-organize and throw out the things I don’t need. As I pick up friends in my car, I make space by putting up my third row of seating (yes, I drive a total mom car).… Read More Space

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Done Chasing

I am done chasing. Like a dog chasing its tail, I’ve run round and round in circles. Over the years, I’ve chased many friendships and relationships. It has felt like a never-ending merry-go-round that has always ended with the same conclusion – me becoming exhausted. Recently, I stopped. I just stopped. I woke up one… Read More Done Chasing

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Fall

I sat on the wooden ledge in the front window and watched the snow fall under the streetlights. It was a narrow, unstable ledge, but there I sat as close as possible to the most beautiful snowfall I had ever seen. The kind of storm with the big, fluffy snowflakes that you want to catch… Read More Fall

Mindfulness, Personal

Trailblazing

In a way, we are all trailblazing through life. We are creating paths that have never been traveled before. While we learn from lessons and listen to the guidance of those older than us, the fun part of living is learning and trailblazing. The other day I was walking down the street, and I thought… Read More Trailblazing

Mindfulness, Personal

3 a.m. Regret

I woke up, and I was suddenly showered with regret. I’m sure the average person has had at least ONE of those nights. Whether it is a night that is a little too much fun, or the middle-of-the-night (somewhat crazy-puff) moments where we can’t resist, we’ve had a 3 a.m. regret. For me, it was… Read More 3 a.m. Regret