Anxiety, Mental health, Personal Growth

Go on Brush Your Shoulders Off

I am here to tell you that you are beautiful. You don't believe me and I know why. You have been raised to think that you need to be more to be enough, that you need to be different from how you presently are to be worthy. Has anyone ever told you that you are… Continue reading Go on Brush Your Shoulders Off

Personal Growth

The Happy Little Wall Flower

“I did a good job socializing tonight.” I say to my spouse as we leave a dinner party. He says, “yes, good job.” We both laugh. It's interesting to me that I have to pat myself on the back for doing something that should be normal. I should be able to have a conversation with… Continue reading The Happy Little Wall Flower

Mental health, Personal Growth

That Time I Ugly Cried at Work

I’ve heard that having the ability to control emotions is a sign of great emotional intelligence. This involves consciously deciding how you feel, instead of letting your subconscious fool and control you. While it may be true that I now have a level of emotional intelligence far superior to that of my teenage self, getting… Continue reading That Time I Ugly Cried at Work