The Human Experience

Note from the author: I almost didn't share this, out of concern for those who would feel triggered, and also because I was protecting myself. Sharing my own suicidal thoughts, worries and emotions comes with the burden of worrying everyone around me, but a very wise friend reminded me that way of thinking is exactly [...]

Feminine Feature: Alyssa Kuzins

Moving to a new city, there are a lot of unknowns. When I graduated from college in 2014, I followed my then boyfriend (now husband) to Atlanta. I had a good job there, and we were happy, but I didn't find the friendships or community connections I needed. After just shy of two years there, [...]

Ever Awakening

To whom it may concern, Your life may feel strange today, perhaps it has for the last several days...or for as many days as you can recount. And yet, you only know it's strange because you have seen days, felt days that were better. You've spent a day laying in the sun, watching the waves [...]

They Say Rain Brings Flowers

I took an accidental hiatus from my blog, in case you didn't notice. At the end of last year, I was actively writing more than any other time in my life and it felt amazing. My last big project was "mindfully ending 2016," remember? I feel like I did exactly that, I wrapped 2016 up [...]

Day #6, Re-Frame Your Day

It’s Wednesday, hump day, just another day of the week. As we say goodbye to November, let’s take a look at our average day. Perspective is everything, and if we can just shift that view, re-frame our reality, perhaps there's a better way we could be seeing today. One of my favorite bloggers, writers and [...]