Finding the Courage To Share Your Story

"How do you share such personal, detailed information in your blogs?" I admit, it was terribly daunting at first, particularly after going to great lengths to hide my online posts from my ex-husband. He took immense pleasure in using such information against me and it took me a long time to feel comfortable with writing … Continue reading Finding the Courage To Share Your Story


How Our View Of Success Defines Our Legacy

 SUCCESS - (n.) The accomplishment of an aim or purpose. a. The attainment of fame, wealth, or social status. A person or thing that achieves desired aims or attains fame, wealth, etc. {archaic} The good or bad outcome of an undertaking. "Success" means different things to different people. It's how each of us defines success that dictates the … Continue reading How Our View Of Success Defines Our Legacy

2017 In Review {A Little Late} & What’s In Store for 2018

First of all, a belated Happy New Year to all of my dear Writeful Mind readers. I hope everyone had a safe, happy New Year celebration. December, for the past several years, has been a month of extreme highs and lows. My mother's birthday is during the first week and I find it very challenging to get … Continue reading 2017 In Review {A Little Late} & What’s In Store for 2018

A / Z of Introvertedness

A - Alone, but not necessarily lonely B - Bashful in large groups C - Crowds avoided D - Deep thinker E - Escapist when energy levels deplete F - Fast draining energy levels G - Guarded around unfamiliar people/circumstances H - Homebody {and we LIKE it} I - Intimate social circles only J - Judicious K … Continue reading A / Z of Introvertedness

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 … Continue reading An Empath’s Guide To Self-Care