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it's not safe to keep this a secret.

I’ve gone to each of the dark corners of my mind many times, considering and pondering putting an end to it all.  All of the work, all of the “overcoming”.  All of the endless gymnastics.  So many thoughts. But I haven’t gone through with it.  I’ve fought them.  I fight them.  I won’t stop fighting them, and here is my why and how.

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DIScomfort Zone: 5 perspective hacks that can get you to embrace something new!

  I remember coming home from school or activities as a kid and looking at Mom’s magnetic whiteboard on the fridge to see what we were having for dinner.  Pot Roast was a total bummer, spaghetti was always good.  I could even roll with taco salad night.  I knew what most of the meals were going to taste like so I could mentally prepare for dinner.  This was important because I was a “picky eater”.  By the way, who isn’t? Anyway, somewhere along her domestic journey, mom got sick and tired of the same old. She got all crazy and wrote two words on her whiteboard: Something New!  I can still hear her sing-songy voice saying those words when she...

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