I guess, I'll share a poem because that's the easiest way I can get words onto the screen today. C19 - Bingo! Dear loved one Dear little girl Dear letters Dear change Dear hope Dear tears Dear structure Dear mountains Dear - anxiety I wake up thinking it's been a bad dream I know that… Continue reading COVID Poem: C19 – Bingo!
The past few weeks I’ve been doing a bit more reflecting on my writing this year. More specifically, poetry – what it does for me right now, how and where it started last fall and how I want it to continue to evolve. It’s kind of weird for me to see its evolution this past… Continue reading What I’ve learned from writing poetry so far this year
This is a collaboration and ad post. I recently met Alicia of Boxed In, Co who makes the She Matters Subscription Box through the Boston Business Women's networking group. Over the next few weeks, we're doing a few collaborations together and she was gracious enough to push herself to write up a quick post for… Continue reading Guest post: What can self-care look like?
Something I’ve been practicing this year is losing or shifting labels and purpose in my daily life. In relation to nutrition, we talk about ditching labels so food no longer is identified as good or bad, unhealthy or healthy, but just food. Using thought processes of do I like this food or does this food… Continue reading Acceptance can create neutrality
Behavioral health is health, and while I think we know that, I don't think we know that. It's often pushed aside and I really do believe it's because many of us downplay our emotions. We tell ourselves "well, someone else has it worse, I'm making a big deal for no reason." That may be true,… Continue reading Meet Your Team: Licensed Professional Counselor
Last year I was talking with a friend about health coaching and how I work with clients. We talked a lot about the mental health aspect of health and I said it was important to help them navigate some of the tough questions and then refer when things go out of your scope. She told… Continue reading Being half-in is a disservice
Self-help books don't always sit well with me. I think there are a lot of them with good intentions, but there are so many that leave something to be desired. But I also think that it comes down to who is the intended audience, and am I really them. I picked up Rachel Hollis's book,… Continue reading Review: Girl, Wash Your Face
I'm going to start by saying that I don't think everyone needs to have a meal plan, but I think it also depends on what you're goals are and what fits your life. If you're busy, having a loose plan can help you save time, which can decrease stress and help ensure that you are… Continue reading How to make your own meal plan + standard recommendations
"I almost feel like I lost a part of myself."
So, if I was to write a letter to you – to all the peopleout there who feel burdened with grief, who feel less than, who are struggling to stay afloat and navigate the harsh waters of their reality, I would start with Dear Loved One.