Tag: fear

The Women Who Said Yes to Themselves

Warrior woman, I see you. I see you every day. I see you as you walk past me on the street, weaving through crowded avenues, your feet sinking into the…

Do Not Dilute Your Joy

A while back I read a post written by a woman who was sharing her happiness at her one year anniversary with her husband.  Amongst the congratulatory comments, someone had…

Things I Know Today: I Am Scared and I’m Alive

Last month was a tough cash flow challenge. Skating on such thin financial ice is not something I enjoy. It's not something I enjoy sharing, either. And yet here I…

Dear Fear – You Are Not Welcome at My Party

What have you worried about today? What undesirable thoughts have you allowed yourself to dwell on? I recently took a trip to the beach and as I was walking along…

Why I’m Saying No to Worry (and Hell Yes to Freedom and Cellulite)

If you totalled up the time that you’ve spent worrying about things in your lifetime, how much time do you think that might amount to? How many hours spent stressing…

The Way of the Female Warrior

The female warrior roams the lands of each earth. She knows the hue of every sky and she’s felt the tears of countless raging storms. She knows the barren land…

The Splinters Within: When Depression Divides A Family

Depression is the creeping ivy of the mind. It scales walls and winds around windows. Its grip is clinging and clutching and its dark leaves cast shadows on even the brightest…

Bulimia Is a Bitch: Losing Control and Finding Freedom

  I remember an ex-boyfriend once saying to me that eating disorders were born of vanity. He believed that it was the desire to look good that drove image obsessed…