Fantasy vs. Reality: Where do you live?

I live in two worlds. Most of the time when I'm not working, I marinate in fantasy. Denial and self-sabotage rule the roost, but the excitement and chaos serve as a fair trade. Fantasy Land is fun. Until it isn't. But the pain of realty is short lived because I find a way to slip back … Continue reading Fantasy vs. Reality: Where do you live?

I Hate You, Don’t Leave Me

“Owning our story and loving ourselves through that process is the bravest thing that we will ever do.” ― Brené Brown Toxic relationships. Is it the chaos we miss, when we finally muster the strength to let them go? Maybe it’s the company that keeps us hanging on. Any company is better than no company … Continue reading I Hate You, Don’t Leave Me

Giving yourself permission

I can't remember his exact words, but my main funny-man Louis CK has this stand-up bit where he talks about aging. With his usual sarcasm, he goes on about how twenty-year-olds think they're gonna live forever. They revel in the mystical idea of turning thirty. "What's it gonna be like when I'm THIRTY!?" (audience laughter … Continue reading Giving yourself permission