I remember it vividly. I think I was in the first or second grade. We were asked to dress up as the profession we wanted when we grew up. I, without hesitation, began planning my costume in my head. An artist. It was simple. I wanted to paint, and make art in whatever way possible.… Continue reading What do You Want to be When You Grow up? At 25 I still have no idea.
First off- I'd like to start this post by saying I love my wife VERY much. I remember when we first started dating I was blown away by her ability to open her mouth and project sounds that didn't resemble a dying animal (Note: I really cannot sing). I was even more impressed when she… Continue reading Being The Wife of A Musician: The Things No One Tells You
I've been wanting to write this for a while but wasn't sure where to start. My first book, Waves, took years to write. It was a bundle of poetry and prose written over the span of 7 years. It was a representation of personal torment and growth. Honestly, it came easily. It was burning inside… Continue reading Why I Stopped Writing my Second Book
My First Experience With Self-Care I first heard the term "self-care" when I was in college studying Child and Youth Care. Our profs would tell us constantly how important self-care is in our profession and how it will ultimately prevent burnout. We would have conversations of what self-care meant, and how to fit it into… Continue reading Self-Care Doesn’t Mean Putting Yourself Into Debt
2018 was a year for the books. It brought me the greatest highs I've ever experienced and also brought about the deepest depression and anxiety I've ever known. Here are a few things I learned along the way. Quit anything that hurts your soul. I have spent so much time and effort working jobs, maintaining… Continue reading Shit I Learned in 2018
Note: This post will be written by no other than Doby, the dog (@dobythedawg on Instagram). I woke up today, and it was like any other day. It was rainy which meant likely no walk... but then, mom turned on the fireplace and invited me for special couch cuddles where she doesn't ask me to… Continue reading My Dogs Birthday
Wow- it's been a while (again). One of my fatal flaws is I can be inconsistent...surprise, surprise. In my defence, in the last 5 months I've moved, gotten married & gone to Italy. So I mean, life has been busy... Okay, that's an understatement. Life has been so insane I barely realized how insane it… Continue reading Back to Blogging/Post Wedding Blues