How do you know if you’ve forgiven someone?

This is a tough thing to think about, and people often get it confused with saying what someone did is okay. Not so. I'm always learning about myself and what it means to be in connection with other people, but from what I've gleaned so far, forgiveness can be pretty complex. Here is how you [...]

A Heavy Heart

Today started off very poorly for me. I spoke with a very good friend of mine who resides in Belize. His wife is pregnant. He shared with me that he was told there are six ventilators in the entire country. Let that sink in. Six. That is a very sobering reality. I can't fathom it. [...]

Seascape Saturday

Uncertainty is temporary, as all things are. But the sea remains. And the avenues forward will become clear again. I want to preface this post with saying that I am not in any way trying to make light of the current COVID19 situation. It's terrifying. It's unprecedented. One person dying from it is too many. [...]

Wellness Wednesday: Short But On Time

Too many people, especially in the U.S. (myself included) live for the future: I will be happy when... I graduate I have that relationship that I want I have X amount of money or material thing I'm guilty of this. I keep thinking: head down, it'll be worth it. But lately I've thought: Fuck that. [...]

Wellness Wednesday: embodied whilst ill

So who gets strep throat in August? *enthusiastically raises hand* If you're sick along with having anxiety, it can be hard to stay in the present moment but try to take care of yourself by Drinking enough water  Taking needed meds Drinking hot tea  Breathing Being kind to yourself  Getting enough rest  Not forcing yourself [...]