Shrinking Down and Puffing Up: A Mantra revisited

"So.....why hasn't your son committed to a school yet for XYZ sport. He's so good, I thought he would have committed by now." - Annoying Trigger Inducing Person. Is she criticizing my son? Is she implying he isn't good enough? I don't know and it shouldn't matter. And yet. I'm triggered. And annoyed. Sigh. We … Continue reading Shrinking Down and Puffing Up: A Mantra revisited

My Story of Mental Health

Today is World Mental Health Day. Not to be confused with a Hallmark holiday, today marks an important time in our world - a time to continually work at breaking the stigma of mental health issues. And that's why I'm sharing my story. To help break the stigma. When we share our stories, when we … Continue reading My Story of Mental Health

Music Makes Me Feel Alive

This blog series, #30DaysofGratitude, hopes to share bits of gratitude and create an awareness of how gratitude can change our mindset. Every day this month, I, along with other writers, teachers and friends, will post about all things gratitude. Come along for the ride and let me know what you are most grateful for every day - … Continue reading Music Makes Me Feel Alive