Giving Yourself Permission To Cut Off Toxic Family Members- Because Forgiveness Won’t Change Their Behavior.

I’ve done a pretty great job at making myself and my mental health a priority, especially when it comes to toxic relationships, overall but specifically with family members. I have put in the grueling effort to create boundaries, voice those boundaries, and keep them.

I cry

I think we all have an emotional “go-to response. Some people get angry, some avoid, some get nervous, some laugh…ect. I cry. I’m not sure if it’s from years of stuffing my emotions into the deepest parts of me and never letting them see the light of day, or if it’s just this thing I …

Waiting For The Doors To Open.

I know, I’ve been more than absent these past couple months. The truth is, we have a lot going on. I’ve been trying to keep my head on straight. The last couple weeks have been the hardest. I’ve wanted to reach out and let you know that i’m OK, but the truth is… I’m not. …

Dead weight

Well. I did it. I made the cut! I was so nervous, but I love it! It’s bouncy and fresh and beautiful (in a different sort of way). If you haven’t followed along, I’ve had a love hate relationship with my hair over the past month or so. I’m always changing my hair color (seriously …

Midnight Paranoia

I have been pretty open with all of you about my struggle with anxiety, but I have not talked so much about it’s shadow. I would like to introduce you to my Paranoia. He does not show up very often. Mostly around midnight, when I am alone. He whispers nightmarish thoughts in my ear. He pokes …

Just Plain Gray

Good afternoon friends, I am attempting to write a little later in the day today. Although, I woke up extremely early this morning, I have essentially done nothing but sit on my couch all day binge-watching “Addicted” on Amazon Prime (Which as a side note, has really made me miss changing peoples lives on a …