If this doesn’t give you good vibes…

  Then we can't be friends. Lol, no but seriously... I take comfort in knowing that the sea is always there. Waiting. Even if I'm not by it and can't see it, I know it's there.

Can you spot the feesh?

  I'll give you a hint... there's two 🙂   I've started class prepping for the upcoming semester. That should help to quell my anxiety when my class starts at the end of the month. I also plan to reward myself with a trip to the sea/Galapagos when I finish my PhD. Do you reward [...]

Peace

That's really all I want. Nothing has been reinforced more in 2019 for me than that. I just want to live in a tension free environment and be around people who are transparent. My experiences growing up definitely taught me that money can get you a lot of things, but it can't give you peace. [...]

Wellness Wednesday

I'm leaving for Seattle in a few hours to present at a conference. I would have liked to have had more time to prepare, but it is what it is. Dissertation is such a lonely and isolating process, it's unreal. You do receive help from your committee and mentors for sure... but, everything really all [...]

I have to reflect on yesterday …

I don't know what was going on with me yesterday, but it was proven to me multiple times over that my first thoughts about things are often very negative and wrong. So I was on my way to work (inpatient drug and alcohol rehab center). I work there sporadically. I get a text from a [...]

Blogust 30

Where did the time go? I was semi productive today. Worked on my dissertation proposal. Did Zumba, ate lunch with my mom and did errands, and did some other work from home for a job of mine. I went on a lovely walk by myself this evening. It's gorgeous. I wish it were always like [...]

I can’t sleep

I've been getting back in touch with myself and it's a good thing. It has involved changing how I dress, act, speak, wear my makeup--- everything. so as to be more authentic. I know there's a time to be professional but I'm becoming much more comfortable expressing myself and not hiding who I really am--- [...]