Coming Out

Coming Out

Coming out is a celebration.  Coming out is complicated.  Coming out is scary.  Coming out is lonely.  Coming out is like finally being able to breathe.  Coming out is unifying.  Coming out is overwhelming.  Coming out is awkward.  Coming out never ends. These are...
Good Enough.

Good Enough.

So many of us battle perfectionistic traits. No matter how hard we try, we fall short of our own standards. This can lead to harmful self-judgement, shame, chronic stress. Maybe these standards came from society’s expectations, a less than nurturing caregiver,...
We’re In This Together

We’re In This Together

These words bring me so much comfort whether I’m reciting them to a friend, hearing them from my partner, or repeating them in my mind. Feeling alone is a natural part of being human. We’ve all felt this way.  And it can be painful. Next time you are...