We’re not always Okay… and that’s Okay. 🌹
ADHDer | Creative Writer | Poet-ish
Death by Chocolate
14 grams of assorted copper scraps. 2.5 credits. 29.8 grams of empty aluminium cans. 5 credits. 200 grams of a dented stainless steel rod. 30 credits.
The Story of Ciara: My Trauma’s Eternal Resting Place
If you knew me 7 years ago, I’d definitely have to reintroduce myself. I’m proud of the strong, empowered, successful woman I am today. But I wasn’t always her. And it took a hell of a lot of work to meet her.
You Are Who You Mix With
"You are the average of the five people you spend the most time with." - Jim Rohn This statement by motivational speaker Jim Rohn is based upon the philosophy of the law of averages. Meaning that the more often you do something, the more data that can confirm emerging trends. As Rohn puts it, "if you do something often enough, a ratio will appear."
There's an Invisible Reason Why You Can't Finish What You Start
Does any of this sound familiar? "Whenever I want to see something through, I prematurely stop myself - and I don't know why."
When What Goes Up Comes Down Like a Pile of Dishes
My body woke me up naturally today. And I'm awake enough to resist the invitation of more sleep. Such a rare treat to behold. This extra hour before my alarm is due to throw me off this Titanic into the icy plunge that is my waking life is bound to be used wisely.
My 30-Year-Old Life Has Forever Changed Since Being Told I Might Have a Blood Clot on My Lung
Steam wrapped me in a cinnamon and ylang-ylang shroud. Epsom salts cradled my muscles in gentle suspension. And water hugged my eardrums from any hindrance of the world beyond my bathroom.
Fear Is Not Your Friend; It's Your Life Coach
Do you know the saying "do one thing a day that scares you"? Well, I found my nerves accounting for at least a week's worth in a single afternoon as of recent.
When It’s OK to Abandon 30-Day Challenges
Picture this. You’re scrolling through your Facebook feed in the last week of March. A friend in your spoken word poetry group has just shared a post about an upcoming national poetry challenge they were planning to take part in.