Writer of food, poetry, and mental health. Traveler. Cat mom. 🏳️🌈
8 Ways You Can Start Your Day With More Mindful Intentions
Some days, I get out of bed well-rested and ready to take on what the day has to offer with open-mindedness and gratitude. Then other days, I’m overcome with anxiety, dread, and fear and would rather just crawl back into bed. These days are often triggered by insecurities and some are harder to shake than others.
I Wrote a Letter to Myself for My 30th Birthday
I can’t believe you’re entering a new decade. Leaving behind your twenties with a sigh of relief and a grand adieu. You were faced with many growing moments over the past 10 years. Moments of joy, happiness, learning, and pain.
Eating for Your Mental Health
Ah, mental health. Something I’ve avoided my entire life until I hit a wall and realized I didn’t know who I was anymore. I’d lost all of my power, I didn’t know how to make friends, I’d shut off love, and I was seriously lacking communication skills.
My Biggest Takeaways from Therapy this Year
These past few years have been growing periods for me. I’m learning vulnerability, boundaries, recognizing co-dependency, and lowering my expectations.
How The Sims Inspires My Creativity
As hard as I’ve tried there’s not a moment in my life where I don’t remember my anxiety being present. I’ve even given her a gender since she’s a part of me. She’s always been there, peering over my shoulder waiting for her perfect moment to pounce and send me into a spiraling, silent panic.
St. Charles Bridge
I close my eyes breathe // a white glow flickering lanterns dream, my hands placed against the cool stone wall cheeks pink with a rising heat,
I’m Stepping Into 2022 with More Self-Compassion
I sat here today reading through endless articles on New Year’s resolutions and non-resolutions. Enjoying people’s take on how they’re entering the new year and what they’re doing differently from years past.