I haven’t written in a while, and thought that looking at the daily post suggestion would be helpful. When I saw that the word was detonate, I thought, “there’s nothing going on in my life right now that would allow me to accurately use that word.” I started to consider using a word from a previous … More Amid the Rubble, There is (or will be) Beauty.
I came to the daily post page feeling as if I wasn’t going to write, despite what the prompt was, but then I read it and it spoke to me in a way that none of the others have before. I think a big reason for that is that lately, I’ve been my radically authentic … More Justification for the Absolute Necessity of Radical Authenticity
The prompt for today is poetic in its mere description of lists…at least, it is for me. I read someone else’s post who said that making lists was calming. I can agree with that sentiment, but I would add that making lists helps me to feel in control, and it gives me an extra boost … More Planning for the Future and Reflecting on the Past
For some reason, when I looked at the prompt for today’s daily post, I immediately thought of my past relationships. Inevitably, the first one that came to mind was my longest relationship, which has been on my mind quite a bit these past couple of months. One of my facebook friends seems to be going … More Gone, but still Influential
“Apply out-of-state.” About 4 years ago, I was on the phone with a friend who spoke those words of advice to me. I was hesitant and simultaneously eager to do just that. I had never really been out of the state for a considerable period of time, and had definitely not been farther away from … More What do you do with “No”?
Yesterday, I spent the evening with a friend of mine and her mother; we grilled shrimp, lobsters, vegetable kebabs, corn on the cob, and sweet potatoes. It was a good time. My friend and I had been talking about recent dating updates, when she shared that she had gone on a date with someone who … More Touch-Me-Not
Today, during group supervision, one of my colleagues asked us to construct a “life story” given some prompts. Essentially, we were told to pretend that we were writing a book about our lives and to name each chapter, providing a brief summary of each one. When I saw today’s prompt, I was excited because I … More Expensive Keys