“mourning glories”

today, i'm sharing the one and only poem i've been able to finish all year. i haven't found much inspiration around me, recently. i haven't felt in love, terribly depressed, filled with joy, or really anything. i've been a bit numb this year. each year i hope is "the year" i find happiness and get [...]

boundaries for mental health

Photo by eberhard grossgasteiger on Unsplash in the last couple of years, i’ve learned SO MUCH about boundaries and the importance of having them. boundaries in my relationships of all types (lovers, friendships, work life, etc.) have helped me grow immensely and kept my mental state healthy.  so, what are boundaries? does that word scare [...]

mental health awareness month

Photo by Camila Quintero Franco on Unsplash Photo by Adrian Swancar on Unsplash I was going to start this post with statistics and facts about mental illnesses in the US, but decided not to. I figured you could easily look that up yourself and the only reason I was planning on it was to prove to everyone that mental illness is [...]

“Self Portrait”

We all have rainy days. Some of us, more than others. I wrote this three line poem to remind myself of the sunshine that never leaves, even on my worst days. We all have the ability to change a bad moment, day, or week, into something good. I know what it's like to not feel [...]