Self-Discovery · Self-Exploration · transformation

When Perfectionism Blinds You.

"Good enough" is a triggering word for me. I never wanted to be seen as someone who didn't know her worth. But the truth is, I didn't. In my eyes the words "good enough" meant, "just barely." And I wasn't even just barely.  Somewhere along the path of life, I realized my desire to be perfect stemmed… Continue reading When Perfectionism Blinds You.

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Inspiration · Mental Health · Self-Discovery · Self-Exploration

Hidden Heart.

Last year at this time I was in a very different place. I had just finished my album Serenity. The garbage that surfaced during the process of writing it was still clinging to my bones. Stuck. I was exposed. I was afraid. I was uncertain. I wanted to explore the attic of my heart, which for so long had… Continue reading Hidden Heart.

Mental Health · Music · Self-Discovery · Self-Exploration

Crossing The Bridge To Healing.

I took a Positive Psychology class a few years back. It’s not quite as hokey as it sounds, but also not as profound as I wanted it to be. I'll save you from taking it and let you in on the main lesson: studies show that cultivating a gratitude practice increases happiness. Mind blowing, I know.… Continue reading Crossing The Bridge To Healing.

Inspiration · Mental Health

Komerobi: Finding Hope In Unexpected Places

Komerobi is a Japanese word I recently came across which describes the sunlight that streams through the branches of a tree. Although I love the image - even more, I love what it symbolizes to me. Light can only shine through the dark. Sometimes life can feel like the spindly, spider-like branches of a tree;… Continue reading Komerobi: Finding Hope In Unexpected Places