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Hello Darkness My Old Friend

It isn’t something I asked for. To bear these feelings. These emotions. These thoughts. But, nevertheless, here we are. For a while, I tried to convince myself that this was a more recent issue. You may remember that in my post, How My Hormones Caused My Depression, I discussed having sought treatment for physical and emotional…… Continue reading Hello Darkness My Old Friend

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Please Hold: Overthinking in Process

It is also a behavior, and symptom, that can not be simplified, or minimized. For those who experience this daily trial, it is much more than “worry”, “stress”, or “just a little anxiety”. It can become a sort of obsession that we may not even realize exists.

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Growing Through

I came across a quote the other day that just resonated with me: “Grow through what you go through.” Stuff. We all have it. That baggage that weighs you down. The skeletons you tuck away in the closet. The events of our past that still cause lingering effects. Life. It isn’t perfect. Pasts. We each…… Continue reading Growing Through


Hemp Veggie Burger

Finally Friday! Whoop whoop! Excuse me while I execute my happy dance with finesse and a touch of badass-ery. I thought I would share a new recipe that I have recently tried out. I had been really debating on dipping my toe into the vegetarian/vegan waters, and have taken this opportunity to try some new…… Continue reading Hemp Veggie Burger

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A Year of Intention

How many times have you heard the saying “New Year, New Me”? Probably more times that than you care to count. Resolutions are set to lose weight, eat healthier, exercise more; but rarely do these resolutions have any depth or meaning. Now, do understand that I think those are great goals. I mean, our physical…… Continue reading A Year of Intention


Yoga Is Not Pornography

Originally posted on Unabashed Honesty. Always.:
Last night I went to bed feeling frustrated, and I had a really difficult time turning my brain off enough to fall asleep. And when this happens, I usually pick up my phone, and jot down a few thoughts in the note section, and then once I exorcise what’s…

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Learning to Love Me

I have always envied others. Part of me likes to think that we all do. Not necessarily because I desire us all to covet what others have, but because that thought would mean that I wasn’t alone. That I wasn’t the only one who longed for something that others had and I didn’t. It isn’t…… Continue reading Learning to Love Me