Claiming Mental Health

Claiming Mental Health

I "over-share" for three reasons. One, I know I am only saying out loud what so many people experience behind closed doors. Two, I hope sharing my story makes someone else brave enough to know they can make it through their own. Three, I feel called to connect with people on a deeper level. Stick your toe into that electric current with me and feel that ZAP of being truly alive, human, and connected!

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The Power of Yes and No

The Power of Yes and No

When we enjoy saying NO to the things that do not light us up from the inside, we make space and a chance to really say YES when the right things rolls along. Many of us who are empathic or sensitive need to grow comfortable with disappointing others. Because more sensitive people can feel that brief disappointment from the other, it’s hard to say NO. However, when you say YES for the sake of NOT feeling the discomfort, you are ultimately not only harming yourself, you are harming others as well. If we rush around saying YES, we undermine our richness, our fullness, and our ability to be PRESENT with our true self and the BIGGER YESes.

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Tears of a Clown

Tears of a Clown

It is possible, I want you to know. I wish Robin Williams could have found it. I wish everyone could. It might be the right combination of medicines. It might be a radical change in diet or lifestyle. It might be an alternative form of therapy. It might be figuring out what is truly causing your body to be out of whack. It might be something else all together. I'm sure it is different for everyone. I tweaked for 20 years before I found it. And even if it doesn't last forever, I am so stinking thankful I didn't give up. I am so thankful I did my own research and experimenting. I am so thankful I didn't think feeling ok was good enough. 

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