Not everyone is trying their best. Not everyone is trying to be empathetic. Not everyone is trying to be helpful. Not everyone is trying to be loyal. Not everyone is trying to be open-minded. Not everyone is trying to be self-aware. Not everyone is trying to create meaning in their lives. Not everyone is trying […]

Hello, Anxiety. Showing up again uninvited and empty-handed. Creating a feeling of non-belonging where it doesn’t belong. Tightening a vice in my chest where air should be flowing freely. Turning insignificant decisions into behemoth choice beasts. Causing me to worry about things that will never come to fruition. Telling me I’m not good enough because […]

I quit my full-time job to be a full-time me. I’m not the first person to do that and I certainly won’t be the last but, when you make these kinds of choices, people tend to have questions. Questions: “You mean you don’t have another full-time job lined up right now?” “Aren’t you terrified?” Answers: […]

Ever asked yourself that? Ever had a day where every social interaction you have just doesn’t land right? Maybe you’re having more than a few days like that. I don’t know your life. What I do know is that I’ve been hyper aware of how often I’m choosing to avoid people these days. If I […]

This week I’ve been thinking about insecurity, AKA: the act of being too hard on yourself, and how we can work on overcoming doubtful thoughts about ourselves and where we are in our lives. First of all, let’s accept that it’s gonna creep up on us from time to time. We all get insecure and, ya know, maybe a […]