The Two Interwoven Parts Of Grief

Grief never disappears. It’s a process made up of coping with your loss, while fully remaking a life you’ve worked to build up over the years. There is so much courage in rebuilding yourself, and I never want you to feel like you are a weaker person for hurting and being confused about what to […]

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An Open Letter To Myself

Melanija, You are someone who has gone through hell and back and lived to tell the tale. You have stepped out of your comfort zone more times than you give yourself credit for, and have turned into a warrior because of it.  You are your own worst enemy. You cut yourself short. You hold yourself […]

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“Your Dad Is Gone”

At 6:43 a.m. on November 27, 2019. ‘Your dad is gone.’ At that moment, I didn’t break down and cry. I didn’t have a panic attack, no sobbing, not even an ounce of surprise. Originally posted on Love What Matters : I was recently approached by Emily to share my own journey through grief on […]

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Are You Present?

Unfortunately, this reality is inevitable for most of us at one point or another. I recently had a really good day. Mentally I was on top of my game, productively I was ticking boxes on my checklist left, right and centre. Emotionally I was probably the best I had been in a long time. In […]

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NEW YEAR, SAME GOALS

Congratulate yourself! Sometimes you’re right where you’re supposed to be.  Happy New Year to all of my readers! I hope you continue to fight through the nonsense 2020 left behind (or dragged unwillingly into 2021) and continue calming the chaos in your life.  Every time I was asked about my 2021 resolutions, I realized that […]

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Awakening in a moment of grief

“She has been feeling it for a while now – that sense of awakening. There is a gentle rage simmering inside her, and it is getting stronger by the day. She will hold it close to her – she will nurture it and let it grow. She won’t let anyone take it away from her. […]

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4 Ways To Overcome Blogger’s Block

Blogger’s Block happens to all of us. It’s more than just a writer’s block. It’s feeling stuck on every aspect of blogging. Engagement, Traffic, SEO, Social Media, Posts, Pics, Layout, Design, Fonts … the list is literally never-ending. Having recently launched a shop and have had an abundance of ideas a few weeks back I […]

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“Your anger knows you deserve to be treated well, and with kindness.”

“Your anger is the part of you that knows your mistreatment and abuse are unacceptable. Your anger knows you deserve to be treated well, and with kindness. Your anger is a part of you that LOVES you.” Take in, I came across this on Twitter. (S/O to Lyndsey Gallant’s therapist) I’ve touched on my own […]

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The Grateful 8: Ways To Have More Control Over Your Worries

“If you spend your time hoping that it doesn’t rain tomorrow, you are wasting your time. Your thoughts don’t change the rain. You will someday come to see that there is no use for that incessant internal chatter, and there is no reason to constantly attempt to figure everything out.” If this paragraph from Michael […]

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