I Put Myself First

When I am completely honest with myself in my reflections, life was so much easier when I adjusted myself and prioritized others. Until it wasn’t.

Down The Stairs

This piece is part of a series I write occasionally called Childhood Memories where I recall a memory in story form. These pieces are short, to the point, and piercing as I process memories of emotional abuse, neglect, and fear.

7-Day Self-Care Challenge

Self-Care is a very big part of trauma healing. Most importantly because of its role during our most difficult times. Self-care is what we use to help us refocus our minds and bodies to the present. It encourages us to intentionally seek out happiness during our times of great sadness. It is what we use... Continue Reading →

The Unease of Boundaries

I set a boundary.It wasn’t my best performance,but I made my position clear. I feel bad.Did I make the right decision?It wasn’t an easy boundary -I had to be angry to even say it. No one took my anger personally.They understood.My boundary was respected. Yet, I keep running it around in circles in my head.Why... Continue Reading →

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