This Father's Day, I'm thinking about TV dads. These wonderful, perfect men who are the hero for their children. Jack from This Is Us springs to mind alongside Randall. They are perfect men, to their kids, though utterly imperfect in reality. And I mean, fathers kind of get to be perfect in ways mothers never… Continue reading Father’s Day Ruminations
Right now we are in hard times. 2020 feels like a dystopian novel that just won't end. It is hitting all of us and I wanted to take a moment to push for self-compassion and to warn you of emotional exhaustion and the very real dangers that come with not looking after yourself right now.… Continue reading Emotional Exhaustion and Self-Compassion in Trying Times
Hey guys, welcome back to the Finding Clarity Series! Today's post is a deep one, an important one, but also one that I can provide a lot less specific advice about because our wounds and our need for healing are all different. Just know, firstly, that your wounds can heal if you stop poking them… Continue reading Finding Clarity: Shame, Wounds, Healing
It is a common saying that "you can't change the past" and I agree. I'm sure we all do. But I do believe there is a way to change how you feel about the past, which, in a way, does change it. So, here are my thoughts on how to change the past... Get… Continue reading How to Change The Past
We all have this desire to be in control. Some have it worse than others, but it is an innate need for us all. This is why we fear the unknown. This is why we get afraid at all. When we don't know the outcome of something, we're not in control, and that's terrifying. But… Continue reading The Need to Control and Predict
Do you know what needs some work within you in order to be your best self, live your best life, and grow? Here's some ideas...
I am a completely different person compared to who I was 2, 3, 5 years ago. Not because my hair has changed (though it has many times), or my body (though it has), or my achievements and progression (there's been ups and downs). It's because my inside world has grown and taken a new shape.… Continue reading The Importance of Self-Work
Here in this post, I open up about what brings on my anxiety in my life and how it started.
In life, and in stories, there are often perceived villains: things or people that cause conflict and pain. In regards to stories, I find the most interesting ones to be when there is no villain. No one that we can see, anyway. Today, I wanted to discuss villains in regards to our own lives and… Continue reading The Villains In Our Lives
This will be a short review, for this book isn't new and the author is well-known. It would be silly of me to tell you about this book because I'm sure you've all read it by now. Plus, this is actually the last John Green book that I've read; I've read all the others already.… Continue reading Book Review(ish): “The Fault in Our Stars” & Tahlia’s Memory