Click here to view this article: I Lost My Son But He Left Me With These Lessons
Two weeks ago, on March 2, my husband and I lost our baby. He was 18 weeks old and was stillborn in the hospital. I’ve thought long and hard about how I want to write about this traumatic event in our lives, and I don’t want to write about it in a depressing context.
In the days following, life was a blur and time became a contradiction. Everything seemed to move in slow motion, yet the world continued spinning rapidly around us. In between bouts of crying and anxiety, I told my husband I did not want to think of our son William only in death. I didn’t want to associate his name and face with the worst day of our lives. The last thing I would want for my son would be that his short life be part of the darkest time in ours. Our little boy brought us so much light, love, and happiness, and that is how we choose to remember him.
Click here to view this article: Focusing On The Past Is Good And Here’s Why Buddha always said to live in the present. If you Google “focusing on the past,” the top articles are “8 Ways to Stop the Past from Ruining the Present” and “How to Get Over the Past and Focus on the […]
Click here to view this article: Versus Real Life It is a truth universally recognized that having millions of Instagram followers is something a majority of us aspire to (although we all have that one friend who says they have a real life.) A couple years ago, I took a trip to Ireland and it […]
Click here to view this article: Stop Planning and Let Go For A Little While I absolutely love planning. Seriously, buying a brand new, fresh, clean bullet journal gives me a mini orgasm complete with roller coaster bursts of pleasure every time I try out a new layout from Pinterest (too much?). I plan every […]
Click here to view this article: It’s Time To Let your Inner Child Play Again By Friday evening, countless pour souls pour out of office buildings, and leave behind pitiful looking cubicles. There isn’t enough caffeine in the world to put a smile on those same faces come Monday morning. Extreme adulting has become the […]
Click here to view this article: Does Your Life Feel Stagnant? Here’s What To Do About It At one time or another we all find ourselves in a rut; it’s like we’re walking through quicksand. Life has lost all its color, nothing feels exciting, and you start questioning your path. You’ve fallen into a black […]
Click here to view this article: “Lifestyle” and the Cycle of Constant Self Improvement In an age where we perpetuate the idea of always needing to be perfect, have things like bullet journaling, Pinterest, and lifestyle Youtube channels sent us into a spiral of constant self improvement? 1 out of 2 U.S. millennials use Pinterest […]
Click here to view this article: 5 Ways I Learned to Deal With Negative Energy After Working in Customer Service Customer service. It can be a circus, and not in the fun, cotton candy and clowns kind of way. An entire area of Youtube exists to show “customer vs. employee” videos. Eight hour shifts can […]