• Do The Work,  Friendship,  Relationships

    Now Was That Positively Toxic or Toxically Positive?

    I read a quote the other day that said “Sometimes we create our own heartbreaks through expectations.” To say these words were counteractive to the buzz my coffee was giving me is putting it mildly. I found the words depressing and heavy. I searched trying to find the morbid, acholic, gothic writer who obviously had penned this. This chick Siri had the nerve to tell me “Author Unknown.” So the only thing I got confirmed was the fact that someone really feels this way. And to me that meant someone also felt if they set no expectations, hoped for nothing, withdrew from situations before seeing if their dreams could manifest,…

  • Friendship

    Forgiveness…Even If…

    I have a hard time forgiving people. My biggest issue with forgiving people is that once I am at the point where I feel I can no longer forgive you, I feel that I’ve already made so many concessions, that the faux paux that has you on the chopping block is a good enough reason for me to never speak to you again. And then I do it. It takes me a while but have I just never spoken to someone again in life? Actively ignored them while they were standing in front of me? You better believe it. I actually take pride in my ability to act like someone…

  • Friendship

    Was It Retrograde… Or Was It You?

    Just as I was about pondering what I should write about, my Kombucha literally exploded all over my keyboard. I sat there for a second just staring at the orange goop as it sprawled over the table and my laptop, before I ran to get paper towels. As I cleaned I thought “one last kick in the pants from retrograde, thanks…” It’s been a rough couple of weeks.  If you’re not sure what retrograde is I’ll expound. Basically it’s a celestial Murphy’s Law that supposedly occurs a few times a year. It wreaks havoc on communication and electronics. I personally am not superstitious…but I am a little sticious so I…