Category: Inspirational

Anxiety & Depression, Bipolar, Inspirational, Mental Health, Mental Illness

When Love Overrides Guilt and Shame

Today I went back to work. I was nervous.  There’s something about depression and it’s ability to twist and turn your thoughts into outlandish, negative distortions. I’ve always felt extreme guilt over being away while caring for myself.  My psychiatrist tells me “if you had diabetes and you were sick you would need to take …

Anxiety & Depression, chronic illness, Inspirational, Mental Health, Mental Illness, Overthinking

When you feel held back from greatness because of your Mental Illness 

This hit home for me tonight… I’m laying in bed, still slightly lethargic from my latest depression and new med addition.   But, in my head, are finally clearing thoughts that aren’t so negative.  It’s like the cloud is lifting and my creativity is again infusing the brain that felt useless for a whole week. …

Anxiety & Depression, chronic illness, Inspirational, Uncategorized

One Flawsome Momma: What is a FUNK? And what to do about it.

In a funk? Me too.   Affiliate Disclosure: I am a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to amazon.com.  Any products I suggest are based on personal experience and I share them because I …

Inspirational, Intentional Living

Cluttered Space, Cluttered Spirit: One Week Later

It’s currently storming in North Carolina and I’m sitting with my feet kicked up feeling pretty proud of the work I’ve put in this week. I talked in my previous post about how Clutter can feel so overwhelming – that was 8 days ago.  I typically try to post a few times a week, but it …

Inspirational, Intentional Living

Cluttered Space, Cluttered Spirit: The Miracle Morning Solution

Have you ever realized that the amount of clutter in your home is a direct correlation of the clutter in your mind and heart? Clutter, wherever it exists, is overwhelming. It causes stress and anxiety. It feels insurmountable. I often look around and wonder, “where should I start?” And in the past, the overwhelm would …

Inspirational, Relationships

Unlock Your Happiness: The Truth About Expectations

Follow my blog with Bloglovin Expectations. We all have them.  For ourselves.  For our relationships.  For our families, friends, and peers.  For how we thought life should look.   The problem with expectations is that it requires perfection.  There is no room for error or unplanned events.  And when things don’t go as we planned, …

FIERCE Women, Inspirational

International Women’s Day: Women are invested in Human Rights, which includes Women, but should be inclusive for ALL.

I woke up this morning and scrolled my facebook feed… Apparently today, March 8th, is International Women’s Day. So, I walk outside and proudly announce to my mom, “It’s International Women’s Day!” Mom, “Cool.  What’s that?” Me, “Well…. I don’t really know, but I’m a woman so I felt the need to share.” To be …

FIERCE Women, Inspirational

IN SEARCH OF FIERCE WOMEN Who Have Overcome Adversity and Risen Above. *SUBMIT YOUR STORY HERE*

Writing my story has been more than therapeutic.  I can’t emphasize the joy I get when one of my stories has reached someone, resonated with them, and inspired them.  The feedback has been tremendously positive. I started this blog knowing 2 things: I wanted to write, and I wanted to make a difference.  I wasn’t …

Anxiety & Depression, chronic illness, Divorce, Inspirational, Parenting

One Flawsome Momma: I Am Not a Feather

It’s a beautiful Sunday morning and I slept 10 hours last night.  I feel human again!  Just a little update on the blog – I’ve added a subscriber link and would love for my fans to sign up.  You get first dibs on any post and I’ll be sending out weekly inspirational tips.  🙂 Now, …

Anxiety & Depression, Inspirational

Fuck Stagnancy, Embrace Progression

Here’s the deal.  It’s that special time of year where the nostalgia of Christmas has worn off and the New Year is approaching.  It’s the time of year where we reflect: then decide that resolutions are utter bullshit, or commit to changing every aspect of our lives.  I’m pretty sure this is the “black or …