expectations

The View is Worth the Climb

You’ll stand at the bottom of your mountain and dread the climb. You’ll make a list of how to do it. You’ll talk about it with a friend. You’ll complain about it. You’ll read about it. And if you ever get around to actually conquering it…you’ll get to the top and see 50 more mountains […]

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“Hashtag” Goals

Does the thought of setting a goal bring up feelings of anxiety, overwhelm and failure? You’re not alone. I didn’t write my goals down for the longest time because I felt like writing them down only gave me a solid opportunity to fail when I didn’t achieve them. The expectations we put on ourselves are […]

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Stop ‘Should-ing’ on Yourself

Guilt & The Weight of ‘Should’ As I sit here in my bedroom, I’m consistently and routinely going over the things in my head I should be doing. All day long, the thoughts roll through, sometimes noticed and sometimes just routine. “I should have gotten up earlier.” “I should have worked out today.” “What’s wrong […]

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Have we lost the sisterhood in motherhood?

There’s no ‘hood’ like ‘motherhood’, am I right? The days are long, but the years are short. Why do you think we see so many memes joking about the trials, praising the wine and laughing through the exhaustion, as we scroll through our feeds? Motherhood is HARD! It’s okay to think its hard. It’s okay […]

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