An Empath’s Guide To Self-Care

They don’t understand you because your heart bleeds colors the world has never seen before.” ~ A.R. Lucas or much of my life, I’ve felt misunderstood as a result of the labels and expectations put upon me. When I was growing up, I got used to hearing how “shy” and “quiet” I was; I didn’t…

2016: Writeful Mind’s Year In Review

For a moment, I felt hesitant to do a “year in review” post because I couldn’t recall writing very many posts over the course of this year when, actually, I managed to crank out a fair amount of writing {despite the prolonged “dry spells” that left me feeling frustrated}. Shortly after Writeful Mind marked its 1st…

When Relationships Change

You don’t have to be my friend…whether you’ve known me for 51 years or 5 minutes. You don’t have to care about {what happens to} me or my family. You don’t have to respect my thoughts, feelings, opinions, beliefs, philosophy, qualities or background. You don’t have to have consideration or regard for how I got…