But…

I hear you, I see you, I feel you, I understand you, But... ..is the precursor to a lack of and unwillingness to truly understand. ...is a segue to turn the conversation back to a lane you are comfortable maneuvering. ...is a way to re-shift focus and deflect responsibility. But Attempts to explain away truths,... Continue Reading →

Music Makes it Better

Feeling a little blah? Research has shown that music.. makes you happier, reduces stress helps you sleep better. So I am suggesting/challenging/inviting you this week to make a "Positive Vibes Only" playlist, have your own dance party to get that good energy flowing to start your week right. A couple of my favorites right now... Continue Reading →

Uncomplicated

Emotions make things feel real complicated but it’s really quite simple. We were to each other what we need to be, until we no longer needed to be. And then we weren’t. ~EJ

Are the Kids Alright?

It was a Tuesday night 7 p.m,  I receive a text from my oldest who lives an hour away where she is working and finishing up her senior year in college, saying 'Mom, what should I do I'm just so sad right now, I can't stand being here?". Immediately, and admittedly not my proudest moment... Continue Reading →

Triggered

Past hurts buried in shallow graves, uncovered by floods of emotional waves. Wounds infected with unexamined pains. Ghosts in purgatory held by generational chains. A creature of self destructive tendency. Claims yet another unsuspecting causality. I'm sorry it's not you, it's me ~EJ

This Moment

Come home to this moment Sit with me a while. Allow mind, body, and soul to commune. Rest, right here in the middle of your path. Calm mind, relaxed body, and peaceful soul. Consider not, what came before or what follows after. Focus on flow of breath, rise and fall of chest. Acknowledging what is... Continue Reading →

Empathy

Feel what you need to feel. A simple solution to the a complex condition. How do you reconcile the anxiety caused by the crossing of negative and positive wires? Incredible gratefulness and sadness simultaneously. How do you maintain personal peace while holding space for the societal collective? Human crisis sheds light on the brokenness of... Continue Reading →

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