Boredom or Bedlam: Are You An Emotional Cutter?

"Every morning I jump out of bed and step on a landmine. The landmine is me. After the explosion, I spend the rest of the day putting the pieces together.” ~ Ray Bradbury, Zen in the Art of Writing When raised with cracked foundations of chaos, it's easy for us to understand how as adults we … Continue reading Boredom or Bedlam: Are You An Emotional Cutter?

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?

Sine Metu (Without Fear)

  "Your fear is 100% dependent on you for its survival."  ~ Steve Maraboli If we placed our fears in a petri dish and the universe asked what it needed in order to survive, we all know the short and long of it - it's us. We've seen the Pinterest boards and Facebook quotes. We get it. The only … Continue reading Sine Metu (Without Fear)