Category Archives: Deep Breaths

Here is where you can find my take on the world, often viewed through rose colored glasses. This is where I focus on positive and hope to inspired you to find a little more piece in your life too.

Letting Go

When I was in college, I lost my watch.  Prior to losing it, I looked at it a lot.  I checked it to be sure I wasn’t late to class.  I consulted it to see when my work shifts would … Continue reading

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Returning

As is often the case, I saw something on Facebook and it’s turning into a blog post!  Much of my inspiration comes from others and their thoughts, worries, suggestions, and (of course) social media posts.  This particular motivation to type … Continue reading

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Know Why.

Four years ago, in a place we think of as home, a little girl – just six years old – was reported missing, searched for, and later found buried in the mud.  She had been raped and killed by blunt … Continue reading

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It’s Started…

The last few weeks have been busy on social media in regards to mental health discussions and questions. That seems appropriate, considering a few big names committed suicide and when something becomes so obvious we can’t ignore it – we … Continue reading

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Roots

  Roots provide a base, right?  They are the foundation for growth.  A tree doesn’t merely sit on the ground, it grows deep and strong into it so that it can grow upward and outward toward the sun as well.  There’s … Continue reading

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This Is Me

I honestly don’t know where to start.  So, please, bear with me.  I’m still raw from last night and processing exactly what went down, how I handled it, how to move forward…but in the midst of it, I feel compelled … Continue reading

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Through the Cracks

I’m irritated.  I’m sad and frustrated and scared.  Bullying, school shootings, suicides, testing, social media, sexual assault…pressure, pressure, pressure.  It presses on our kids from every direction.  Kids – they’re kids.  They’re still learning and growing and we’re supposed to … Continue reading

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