All the Feels, Broken, Exposed Series

Running

I am always running. No, NOT that kind of running. The kind I used to do several years ago before I hurt my knee, took off a few weeks, and well...here I am 6 years later. I'm talking about running from something, to something, for something, with something, because of something. Let me explain. Running… Continue reading Running

All the Feels, Exposed Series, Top 10

Top 5 Things That Make Me Burn

What sets a fire inside of you? What inspires you, infuriates you, and irritates you? You know the thing that sets you off in either a positive way or a negative way. The "thing" that breathes life into your soul and wakes up your body. Your passion ignites and you are fully involved in minutes, most… Continue reading Top 5 Things That Make Me Burn

All the Feels

Fear – Power of It (Part 2)

FEAR...yeah, I've lived with it for too long. My first post about fear, alluded to my battle with the joy destroyer, life sucker-outer, and soul robber. I have firsthand knowledge of the power it can have over people (namely, myself). I will be sharing my personal story of fear in part 4 of the series, Fear -… Continue reading Fear – Power of It (Part 2)

All the Feels, Exposed Series, Lessons Learned

Fear – Impact of It (Part 1)

FEAR is something that I have lived with for more years than I care to count. Even though, I've finally let some of it go, it is difficult to overcome 25+ years of conditioned responses to things and people that light the fear-fire inside of me. It impacted almost every area of my life and… Continue reading Fear – Impact of It (Part 1)

All the Feels, Lessons Learned

Failure

Fallen flat on your face lately? Yes? How is that scraped nose doing? If you have kids older than 6 mths, I know you remember when your child first face planted. No, not on the carpet but when they met the sidewalk, face-to-face. It's one of the few unmistakeable injuries. When you see that scraped… Continue reading Failure

All the Feels, Exposed Series

Recovery Part 2

In Recovery Part 1, we learned the standard definitions for the word "recovery" along with my made up definition (see below). I promised to share with you why recovery is so critical for a person who falls into my definition category. It's personal because this is exactly the kind of recovery I am experiencing right now. "I… Continue reading Recovery Part 2

All the Feels, Exposed Series

Recovery Part 1

Have you ever had surgery? Something is broken in your body and needs to be fixed. Thus, your body is put to sleep, a deep sleep, so it can be fixed. Only you don't always wake up feeling all better. In some cases, the pain relief is immediate. However, many times the trauma of surgery… Continue reading Recovery Part 1