On June 16th I celebrated my birthday. I met the day with gratitude for the next chapter of my life. In the weeks leading up to my birthday, I was a little bummed to know I’d be spending most of the day alone. Last year, I celebrated with friends, and I hoped this year would […]Read More Celebrating My Birthday
5/6/21 What can I say about Jaila? She was talented… But troubled She struggled most days to find meaning And even when she smiled if you searched deep enough you could see the pain in her eyes She got lost at a young age and never quite found her way back She broke herself loving […]Read More Eulogy – Poetry
TRIGGER WARNING: Domestic Violence Being in two different relationships where I experienced domestic violence has been traumatizing. It completely changed the way I viewed myself as well as the way I viewed men. The first time I was physically abused I was 18. I’d been seeing him for a few months and there were so […]Read More PTSD After Domestic Violence
I promise this will be the last time I cry over you And that this was our last time reconnecting Because every time we find our way back to each other it ends with you hurting me Many women have tried to make me fall over the years But you’re the only one I deemed […]Read More 5/22/21 – Poetry
Shadow work is the process of working with our shadow selves or the dark or unknown side of ourselves. Coined by psychiatrist Carl Jung, our shadow self is the parts of ourselves we suppress or ignore. Shadow work is doing the inner work to heal from past trauma. Doing shadow work helps us understand every […]Read More What is Shadow Work?