• blog,  Mindset

    The Trap

    I had a hell of a week. Actually, I’ve had a hell of a few weeks. To be honest, the past few years haven’t been great. Things culminate. This has happened a few times over the past few years. No need for details but hey, I’m resilient? This last week was one of those boiling points of stress. I felt pulled in many directions. I had very little alone time. People wanted me to attend things with them, chat with them, listen to them. Work was intense, to say the least. I’ve been feeling very run down. The good habits that I have every intention to implement are still just…

  • blog,  Essay,  Mindset

    I’m not Needy, I’m Wanty

    Dear Diary, I think we get kind of headstrong trying not to need anyone. We try to prove we have so much to offer by insisting we will take nothing from someone else. Let me in, we seem to say, I won’t make a dent on you. But what’s wrong with needing someone? What’s wrong with some giving and taking? For me, you have to break it down to get anywhere. Do I need him to make me feel valuable? Bad Does his affection give me self-worth? Bad Do I need the status as a couple to feel good about myself? Bad When we talk about needing people in a…