Things To Do When Feeling Stuck

Sometimes, I extra grouchy with myself when I feel stuck. On those days where I can’t find inspiration, motivation, or the right stimulation, I get so mad at myself for not working harder or being more disciplined or some sort of other nonsense my grouchy self can think of to be too harsh. I feel these things especially hard as I explore this world of running my own business alone.

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This Guy and his HEART

Last night Victor asked me if I wanted to go to sleep. I told him no, but that he could and should for work in the morning. After turning off the lights and laying in bed for a moment, he asked me what I was doing. I told him nothing in particular, I just wanted to stare off around the room and just be awake. I told him about how I’m in one of those phases where it sucks to wake up in the morning.

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We Can Draw the Line

I want to say that I am completely astonished with the conversations I have been having with people about this crisis at the border. I want to BELIEVE that NO mother, father, or parent would agree to forcefully separate families in a way that leaves children alone, scared, and traumatized. But I know there are people who are deceivingly good at putting up blinders so they don’t have to do the hard work that is learning the truth of what actually happens (and has happened) in this country. This IS America. Stealing and violence and making excuses for it is the REAL and painful truth of America. It’s never stopped. And we. can. BE. better.

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Home is a Feeling, Not a Place

HOME. For me, it’s a feeling. Being surrounded by my favorite humans from around the globe is home. Standing alone in the midst of a dense forest is home. Buried beneath a bundle of fluffy comforter on top of any bed, mine, a friend’s or any other borrowed one, is home. Wading my feet in the ocean is home. Sitting in a small circle of soul sisters, drinking tea beneath the twinkle lights is home. Behind behind the wheel, many miles to go on the road is home.

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