I’m doing a fun thing today! Writing, for me, is such an emotional thing and I’ve always struggled with how to write about happy things because writing has always been the release of anything negative I feel. Anything positive I feel is released in moments spent with other people so I don’t have a need to … More Summer 2017 Bucket List
(Disclaimer: I hold no counseling license or degree in psychology. This post is my story with the intent to raise awareness about depression, self-care, and getting help if you need it.) Over the past two months, my life took a completely different turn and in the process was dumped upside down. I’m still living in the aftermath, … More This is what depression looks like.
“‘Cause honey I’ll come get my things, but I can’t let go/I’m waiting for it, that green light, I want it/ Oh, I wish I could get my things and just let go/I’m waiting for it, that green light, I want it. “-Lorde Dear Coffee Date, I missed March. It was too hard, so I … More Coffee Date: I’ll Come Get My Things.
“Can’t hold a candle to her/Cause all the moths get in the way/And they’ll begin to chew her/Entire attire until it frays” -Relient K Hey you, About 8 months ago, I signed up to send someone a letter who’d recently broken up with her boyfriend. Today as I was rummaging through some old papers, … More Hey You: To The Girl Who Lost.
“I’m not gonna care if I sing off key/I find myself in my melodies/I sing for love, I sing for me/I shout it out like a bird set free,” -Sia, Bird Set Free “I’m stupid,” the six year old in front of me says, tongue-in-cheek. I’m not her mother and I’m not her aunt, but … More Hey You: To The Girl Losing the Comparison Game
Hi there! I need a laugh. Do you need a laugh? WELL COME ON IN, FERNANDO. IT’S A TUESDAY. (Quick sidenote: I’m giving you a name because I need a visual. It’s part of my process. So, shh. No more questions, Matilda.) I digress. (Another sidenote: It truly bothers me that I tend to write … More the cat story.
“Hi, I’m Ted Mosby and exactly 45 days from now you and I are gonna meet and we’re gonna fall in love and we’re gonna get married and we’re gonna have two kids and we’re gonna love them and each other so much. All that is 45 days away but I am here now, I … More Hey, Coffee Date: If it was you.
Coffee dates originate right here: http://www.mrthomasandme.com but while she’s taking a bit of a break, you can find all the coffee date goodness over at erinsalmonwrites.com. There should be LOVE buttons for this type of thing, guys. I’ve got this Kathleen Kelly vibe going on today, coffee buddy. I’m just in the mood to toss out … More Coffee Date: wild + free.
“I never miss a beat, I’m lightning on my feet, And that’s what they don’t see, that’s what they don’t see, I’m dancing on my own, I make the moves up as I go, And that’s what they don’t know, that’s what they don’t know.” -Shake It Off My word for 2016 was light, … More Hey, 2017:Renew and being fearless.
the basics. If we were on a coffee date, we’d talk life. It’s a beautiful Decembered Monday and life is full, but complicated. We’d talk adult Christmases–how it’s near-to-impossible to feel the same way you felt as a kid. I’d tell you Christmas is my favorite holiday–I’d ask you what you’re doing, I’d wish you … More Coffee Date |Merry Christmas|