Why I’m Ditching The Resolutions This Year

This goal digger has decided to kick off 2020 by not making any resolutions. As a lifelong overachiever this feels awkward and strange but I’m ready for a new challenge. No resolutions, just a word. You read that correctly: one word. No fad diets, no cleanses, no subscription workout plans…just one word and one focus.Continue reading “Why I’m Ditching The Resolutions This Year”

The Dirty Truth About Self Care

That peace I found during my car accident is still there in some respects (I’m not freaking out about the ambulance bill), but it slowly dissolved into mud and murk. And that’s why I’ve been avoiding writing lately: I felt too dirty to share with you. The dirty truth about self care is that it isn’tContinue reading “The Dirty Truth About Self Care”

The Impact of Silence

I was involved in a motor vehicle accident yesterday morning after dropping my kids off at school. I was alone in the car when it happened, thankfully, but I’m writing about it because it was an experience I’m having difficulty describing. It’s true what they say about things moving in slow motion when you’re inContinue reading “The Impact of Silence”

Today is not for us. It’s for you.

It’s World Mental Health Awareness Day and I know there are so many millions like me who are all too aware. We are so constantly aware that it’s impossible to ignore. It’s something we live with 24/7, 365. We don’t need a day, but the rest of you do. You need a day to acknowledgeContinue reading “Today is not for us. It’s for you.”

Bear with me as things change

  I love summer. Shorts and sunscreen and more freckles than I can count and I miss it. Autumn arrived a week ago and while I’m still not emotionally ready for long pants and hoodies, I’m ready for change. The changing leaves are especially beautiful here in Nova Scotia (if you haven’t visited our partContinue reading “Bear with me as things change”