Why do families feel the need to encourage relationships with toxic individuals? The reason this has been on my mind is because my family lives in a world full of denial. The deep dark family secret: we were all abused by a pedophile. I don't refer to him as "my grandfather" he is just "that … Continue reading the cycle of toxicity .
What exactly is a narcissist? "A person who has an excessive interest in or admiration of themselves." It wasn't until a few months ago that I truly learned the inner workings of a narcissist's mind and how they play their role in the world. What I had thought was just someone who was self-centered or … Continue reading the narcissist .
There are always a lot of thoughts that cross my mind about my life and after a while I start to think to myself, "why do I even care?". The truth is, I really don't. I often reflect of course, on the negatives that happened in my life. I search for answers, red flags I … Continue reading why do i care .
"Stop crossing oceans for people that won't even jump a puddle for you." I feel like we’re all guilty of this. We feel like we’re being a good friend or good family member by always saying “yes” and by believing that when we find ourselves in of need something, certain people will be there too. There’s … Continue reading swim .
There is something to be said for individuality. There is something extremely appealing about someone being who they are unapologetically and owning it. I've noticed lately that my "image", if you will, is being cloned. SO a few months I decided after all the drama subsided that I would no longer make my only social … Continue reading emulation v imitation .
Do you ever lay awake in bed at night and just do a review of your life? The other night I caught myself doing just that. Coming back after the holidays can be rough sometimes, especially if you've really enjoyed your time and were able to relax. It seems like we don't realize all the … Continue reading lines on the ceiling .
Scrolling through the news feed this morning and all I see in the headlines are "shaming, bullying, assault, murder, rape, feud". It is honestly so discouraging to see words like that first thing in the morning. While I understand that media plays a huge role in promoting negativity and fear and sharing some of the … Continue reading shame. shame.