Equanimity, Freedom, Thoughts

Normalize Reality…

I recently had a very challenging situation in my life where I felt like a tire in the mud. The communication with someone in my life was circular and no matter what I tried, we could not meet in the middle with our understanding. It wasn't until I had an epiphany and bared my soul… Continue reading Normalize Reality…

Thoughts

Ignorance is NOT bliss…

My first job  was at Planned Parenthood. I am talking about my very first job EVER! I started my working career as a peer educator. In New York State, you are required to first obtain your working papers in order to receive a paycheck. I wasn't even old enough to have working papers so I… Continue reading Ignorance is NOT bliss…

Equanimity

Finding Perfection

I am obsessed with perfection. I believe perfection is not one thing for everyone but something that is defined by the beliefs of an individual. I am obsessed with my ideas of perfection. I have always  wanted to be the top student in class; I have always wanted to be a great dancer, singer, even… Continue reading Finding Perfection

Equanimity

I may not have everything I want…

I have PTSD. My life is like living on an emotional/psychological roller coaster. When life is good... oh it's the greatest. But when I am at the bottom of that hill, I don't even realize I am depressed until I've been depressed for some time. I am currently climbing out of a valley and I… Continue reading I may not have everything I want…

Equanimity, Thoughts

I know where I am going… because I know where I’ve been.

I grew up surrounded by family. My aunts and uncles were so close that my cousins were more like siblings than anything else. I have memories of the house being filled with kids and laughter; so many fun times. But as we grew older, some older family began to pass away and the family started… Continue reading I know where I am going… because I know where I’ve been.