Trust it

Image courtesy of Pixabay I try not to force myself to write blog entries on a daily or weekly basis just to “keep up” with…everything. I write in the moments where I feel. When a moment strikes, I share my knowledge, give insight or connect. I write in moments. And in doing so, I have…

Let it be

I am strong, but I am tired -Unknown I’ve been pouring from an empty cup. This past year, especially the past couple of months, have been hectic and chaotic to say the least. And although outside looking in, it’s been the “normal” hustle and bustle of everyday life. It feels as though more aspects are…

Perception

“I stopped explaining myself when I realized other people only understand from their level of perception.” -Anonymous One thing that I’ve learned is that I can’t control how much someone understands me, my life or my viewpoints. Better yet, if they understand me at all. I used to become so frustrated and irritated when I…

Don’t Expend

Eckhart Tolle stated: “When you complain, you make yourself a victim. Leave the situation, change the situation, or accept it. All else is madness.” Our energy drains during those times of complaining. Life throws us curve balls that sometimes we aren’t able to hit or dodge, so it is human nature that we complain because…

Blank Pages

“I can shake off everything as I write; my sorrows disappear, my courage is reborn.” — Anne Frank Thoughts to pen to paper is a form of therapy. Catharsis ensues when paper allows you to get out all of your inner most joys, confusion, sorrows, elation, sadness, contentment, etc. The pen waits for you to…

In the Stars

“We don’t realize that, within us all, there does exist a supreme self who is eternally at peace.” -Elizabeth Gilbert Ultimately, peace needs to be obtained. I’ve been on a journey to obtain the peace that I know is buried inside of my soul. Living a Life where chaos can ensue at any moment in…

Treasure

love /ləv/ noun 1. an intense feeling of deep affection. verb 2. feel a deep romantic or sexual attachment to (someone).   Love comes in many different forms and lately I’ve been noticing a lot of social media posts, videos and recent movies that relate to love. Which got me thinking about what my definition…

Don’t Wreck Yourself

“Sometimes people get on your nerves and you have to check them Ms. Turner.”  Wise words from one of the frequent students that visits me in my office. Although I laughed when she initially made that statement, it reverberated with me after the fact. Sometimes we do have to check people. Of course, read them…

Without

“I saw my earlier selves as different people, acquaintances I had outgrown. I wondered how I could ever have been some of them.” ―Roger Zelazny I remember the first time learning how to drive. My dad taught me on our very dated 1992 Dodge Caravan. I was in the 10th grade. I only had my license…

Birthday Behavior

  “The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why.” -Mark Twain I’m the type of person who sits and reflects all the time. My mom said when I was a kid she always used to catch me pondering or zoning out. She…