Logical & emotional

Last time I met with Dr. G, she was telling me to work on thinking with both my logical side & my emotional side. When I'm all logical, I'm cold to what my emotions are trying to teach me. When I'm all emotional, I can't see the truth due to the fog. "Ideally, you want …

Empty vases

I can't write that out without thinking of this Friends episode. Classic! I realized something wonderful the other day. I've been buying myself some little flowers every week for years. I mean, YEARS. A small $5 bouquet lasts about 2 weeks & just looks beautiful. Every time I would look at them, I smile. A …

Saying goodbye

I've been thinking lately about people from my past. Old friends who've moved away or we've naturally drifted apart after graduation or when jobs end. Toxic "friends" I had to keep away for my own health (& my therapist agrees). Everything from big blow-outs over a significant other to walking away with no response. What …

I’m not her

Continuing with emptying out my heart & my mind, this one is really painful & hard to write. I'm having to take a lot of breaks & calm down so that I don't get worked up into an attack. My apologies if it doesn't flow well... Trigger warning: Abusive parent I'm not her. It's a …

Realism

Please don't mistake this post for arrogance. Everyone has a trait they excel in - this one is mine. That's all. I'm sure if you talked about fly-fishing or ice skating or whatever you kick ass in, you wouldn't think you were boasting, right? Same, fam. I was thinking about the other day how I …

Unknown territory

So I'm not sure how to word this latest phase of life I'm in. I'm sure I'll sound bizarre & not make a lot of sense. My apologies in advance. I'm not drunk nor am I high. Just new territory. 🙂 I saw Dr. G on Monday. I was telling her all about these wonderful, …

More than enough

This past Shabbat was Parashat Emor, which is a section of Leviticus about different laws for Shabbat, holidays, & so forth. Rabbi S focused on the section of harvesting & it's still with me several days later. Leviticus states when you harvest your grains, leave the outside edges alone for the poor to have. Also, whatever …

17/68

I heard a really interesting statistic the other day: It takes 17 days to create a habit & 68 days to create a lifestyle. So you could take any goal that you wanted to accomplish & be consistent for 17 days to turn it into a habit. Do this 4x over & you've got a …