Category Archives: Keepin’ It Real

Why is the “Family Wound” so deep?

As I write this I may still be coming from the wounded place. I am writing this for your wounds. I see them. I hear them. I feel them. The pain family can inflict can be traumatic, horrific, make you … Continue reading

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Lock Me Up and Throw Away the Key

Jesus take the wheel! How many of you reading this have been judged on one thing OR Every. Little. Thing. You. Do?    Pause and think about that for a moment while I paint you a picture.

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Go Supress Yourself!

Hello 2018, Full. Of. Sass.  The beginning of this new year has been a bit chaotic for me.  Let’s see, cutting the tip of my 

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WebMD says I have Brain Fog

Has anyone ever experienced Brain Fog?  For a year it is something I would go to the doctor for because it felt like my brain was disconnected from the rest of my body.  It was super frustrating to feel stuck … Continue reading

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Adults Get Bullied Too

If I hear “You Should{insert telling me what to do with your judge pants on}” One.More.Time.  Continue reading

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Welcome to the Darkside

The darkness is coming, but it’s not what you might think.  I have a tendency to… Continue reading

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Stop Saying Sorry!

“Why are you saying sorry?  You’re not doing anything wrong.”  Then I would crack a joke that she has her “Mom voice on.”  I love her mom voice, but… Continue reading

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An Open Letter to My Childhood Friends

Today, I was reminded just how lucky I was growing up.  All of the “stuff” I had to go through as a child into a teenager, one constant remained, the kids I grew up with.  At the time, these people did not realize just how much they were “saving me”… Continue reading

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10 Self Care Tips

One thing I feel that I am an expert at is self care. I am selfish when it comes to decompressing and taking an adult time-out from ADULTING {insert comfy couch, blanket, snacks, and Netflixing here}. However, I didn’t always used to take such great care of myself. In fact, I would run from myself and avoid “me” at all costs.  I almost paid that price on February 3, 2016. Continue reading

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Fight, Flight or Freeze?

Have you ever felt the urge to run towards something or away from it?  Or have you been dead stopped in your tracks unable to move?  Maybe you’ve experienced all three? 

Do you ever feel suffocated… Continue reading

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