Write Myself Free

I don’t wanna write myself into a hole. I wanna write myself free. I wanna write myself into the place that makes me better than I was yesterday. If I could I’d write a million dollars into my bank account. If I could I’d write my family and friends safe and healthy lives. I’d writeContinue reading “Write Myself Free”


I’m learning to have a more stable home life. Our home life is generally pretty stable. We aren’t a perfect family but we’ve been blessed to be able to stay home with our two year old. But let’s talk about unstable homes and housing insecurity. Housing insecurity will really have you coming out of yourContinue reading “Expanding”

Trouble Getting Motivated

I poured a lot of my energy into the beginning of my day so now I’m rushing about getting my daily writing goals done. But I did share an old piece that was originally published on Know Thyself Heal Thyself. I got a couple pennies for this one. Check it out. I had fun writingContinue reading “Trouble Getting Motivated”

Did You Answer the Call?

A post inspired by Joseph Campbell’s Hero Journey The Call to Adventure sets the story rolling by disrupting the comfort of the Hero’s Ordinary World, presenting a challenge or quest that must be undertaken. -Christopher Vogler from Excerpts from Myth and the Movies, Stuart Voytilla Discomfort is the sign of an awaiting opportunity. You said, yes.Continue reading “Did You Answer the Call?”

Blogging Daily

I’m feeling depleted tonight. I had a great day though! I just really struggle with blogging daily. Maybe someday this will get easier but for now, it’s quite the challenge. When I feel like this, I like to remind myself why I blog. I blog daily because I sleep better and my days go betterContinue reading “Blogging Daily”

Writing and My Peak Hours

Aright last post about tweaking my morning routine. I tried working on my novel right when I woke up in the morning but it was nothing special. Felt the same as working on it before bed. However, what was nice about working on it in the morning was that it’s one less thing to doContinue reading “Writing and My Peak Hours”

Morning Challenge

I woke up this morning kinda tired but ready to start my day off on the right foot. I wanted to start off trying to think. It was tough hahaha. I don’t usually think about much when I first wake up. I just wanna not think and let my brain just do its own thing.Continue reading “Morning Challenge”

Valentines Day

I love Valentines day. I love the hearts and the pink things and all the romance. I tried for a little while to not like it, but it is just a holiday I love. I always hear guys saying, “It’s a Hallmark holiday, blah blah blah.” But why would you not want a designated dayContinue reading “Valentines Day”

Get Those Keys Out

Stop overlooking your natural talent Keysyou have themSlippy mindyou tucked them in your chestprepared to unlockthe world You don’t need to wait,you can open itfor you. Saschia Johnson There are so many times we wait for someone else to unlock the door for us but the whole time we have the keys tucked away. Don’t forgetContinue reading “Get Those Keys Out”

I’m Overwhelmed with Domestic Duties

And I’m not just talking about house work. I’m talking managing the entire household. So I’m taking a break from it. Here’s a quote from NPR On how women often assume the responsibility for “invisible work,” such as maintaining schedules and maintaining family ties https://www.npr.org/2020/05/21/860091230/pandemic-makes-evident-grotesque-gender-inequality-in-household-work There’s also this from the same article, There’s a wholeContinue reading “I’m Overwhelmed with Domestic Duties”