As a woman, I've learned to expect certain ideas about who I am and who I'm supposed to be. Good or bad, right or wrong, there's always an underlying expectation of what a woman looks, thinks and acts like. A woman is considered a bitch, a goddess, a sex object, a partner, a mother, a... Continue Reading →

Words Left Unsaid

Reflecting back on different people who've come in and out of my life recently stirred in me the feeling that I've left so many words unsaid and that meaningful conversations have slipped right through my fingers. In most cases, I can't go back and have these talks at this point, but in an attempt to... Continue Reading →

Thoughts on change

There's a time when the operation of the machine becomes so odious, makes you so sick at heart, that you can't take part! You can't even passively take part! And you've got to put your bodies upon the gears and upon the wheels ... upon the levers, upon all the apparatus, and you've got to... Continue Reading →

60-day Personal Detox

For the past several years of my life I've felt like I'm on a giant see-saw. So many ups and downs, backs and forths, setbacks and opportunities coming at me that I rarely know what to do or say let alone what choices I should be making. I find myself too often on auto-pilot, just... Continue Reading →

Lessons learned so far this year

The first half of 2019 has been a whirlwind of huge decisions, major life changes and heaps of new knowledge and understanding. I'm always game for adventure and excitement though, my attitude is always one of "Bring it on!" I enjoy the challenge and I thrive on constantly learning more about life and the world... Continue Reading →

What it means to be RICH

At any given moment of any day, we're surrounded on all sides with the idea that being rich should be our ultimate goal and expectation, that this will make us happy and desirable and fulfilled. The pop song on the radio, the Instagram post of your friend on vacation, the reality show celebrating gross wealth... Continue Reading →

Ripple Effects

In chaos theory, the butterfly effect describes how a seemingly minor and insignificant action can cause massive consequences elsewhere, e.g. a butterfly flapping its wings in Brazil causing a hurricane in Texas. Every decision we make, every word we speak, every single thing that we choose to do or not do has consequences. Whether good... Continue Reading →

What do I need?

In making our plans to downsize drastically from a 3 bedroom home to an RV, I find myself thinking about this daily. To be honest, I've had this question of "what do I need" in the front of my mind for the majority of my life, but I'm considering it now in a way that... Continue Reading →

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