brain train.

I believe the correct term for this is “racing thoughts” but in the wee hours of the morning I think of it as the brain train that I can’t seem to catch. Anxiety takes many forms and one of mine is racing thoughts that don’t even get finished before the next one starts. Picture standingContinue reading “brain train.”

superpowers.

During a recent conversation with my son we talked about the power of kindness and how a compliment can impact someone so deeply. It got me thinking about how we all have the power to impact someone else in a positive way and that makes humans pretty incredible. While we were in the car onContinue reading “superpowers.”

soul magic.

There are certain things in life that just fill my soul with an immediate sense of peace and joy. They are constant and do this for me every single time, the things I look to when I need a little soul magic. I suppose you could say these are a few of my favorite things..Continue reading “soul magic.”

new normal. again.

For 14 months we have been hearing the phrase “the new normal”. Oddly enough, the new normal keeps changing and now we are almost back to “old normal”? I think? The CDC released guidance today indicating that if you are fully vaccinated you can resume pre-pandemic activities without social distancing or masks in most situationsContinue reading “new normal. again.”

mother’s day.

For some of us, this day is a little more complicated than presents and a bacon buffet. This post has been kicking around in my head for a few days. Earlier in the week I was in the dark place and this day felt a little like it was looming rather than something I wasContinue reading “mother’s day.”

allow yourself…

It’s said that you should allow yourself grace to have a bad day, but what about when you can’t because life must go on? “Give yourself grace” is something I say to my friends all the time. Let yourself have a bad day. Take it as a sign that you need a break, take someContinue reading “allow yourself…”