My Shiver Story – The Fiery Haired Girl

The yoga studio I belong to has been doing a monthly art journaling series on the book Women Who Run with Wolves. This month we discussed Shiver Stories & learned how to draw sigils. My Sigil Board Surrender to the Journey – this has been my mantra for the past month. The doodles show 2Continue reading “My Shiver Story – The Fiery Haired Girl”

ADHD Life Hack – VITALS Daily Checklist

Continuing on last week’s theme of ADHD Hacks, I realized I have not yet shared my VITALS acronym!! I wrote it earlier this year for a client who had a period of completely unstructured time between jobs. They didn’t want to be boxed into a daily routine, because they wanted to take advantage time outsideContinue reading “ADHD Life Hack – VITALS Daily Checklist”

ADHD Life Hacks – Living in the Grey

I realized that I forgot one really important piece in yesterday’s ADHD Life Hacks post. As good as any system that I develop for myself is – I recognize that adaptation will be regularly necessary. Being a person with ADHD – I easily fall into the all or nothing zone. Take journaling for example –Continue reading “ADHD Life Hacks – Living in the Grey”

My ADHD Life Hacks – It’s All About Being Effective

This week one of my clients inquired about my ADHD and how I manage my schedule/life to be most effective to my neurodiverse needs. My initial response was – I’m not sure how much extrapolative advice I can give. Due to early experiences of burnout cycles in my career, I’ve spent years tailoring my lifeContinue reading “My ADHD Life Hacks – It’s All About Being Effective”

Buffalo Magic

🦬🪄 Look at this beauty I made! I have wanted to attend one of @wildspirityogatx drum making ceremonies for years. I’m so grateful I finally got to have this experience!! I saw her in the pile of hides and immediately knew it was the piece for me to work with. As usual in my lifeContinue reading “Buffalo Magic”

DBT MINDFULNESS “HOW” Skills

DBT divides mindfulness into two core skill sets: What Skills3 verbs: OBSERVEDESCRIBEPARTICIPATE How Skills3 adverbs: NON-JUDGMENTAL STANCEONE-MINDFULLYEFFECTIVE If you are interested in learning the DBT Skills – I offer several modes of virtual instruction, including my signature DBT Skills in 90 – learn the skills in 1/2 the time of a traditional DBT group! HeadContinue reading “DBT MINDFULNESS “HOW” Skills”

When “I’m Bored” is really “I’m Lonely”

Ever on life’s journey of healing, I have found the focus of my “work” this spring has been attending to the wounds of late childhood (8-13). In the past few weeks, this has culminated in several moments of illumination. Like big picture – connect the dots in a way that has been extremely validating toContinue reading “When “I’m Bored” is really “I’m Lonely””

Happy Pride Y’all

I wanted to share this IG post with y’all as well. I realize I have not shared much (if any) about this aspect of my identity & June is the month to do it 😊🏳️‍🌈 I received this message this morning. Boy did it bring out the boo-hoo’s in me!! This is the first timeContinue reading “Happy Pride Y’all”

Fuck You Greg – Thoughts to gov abbot Regarding Texas SB 8

I’m currently 31 years old. I’ve never had an abortion, as I have never been pregnant. As an emotionally sensitive child, I spent a good amount of my childhood observing how exhausted the adults around me were. My parents were divorced and I was keen enough to pick up on the fact that my presenceContinue reading “Fuck You Greg – Thoughts to gov abbot Regarding Texas SB 8”

My Break Up Letter to Texas

All my life, I have been very proud to be a Texan. I grew up in a suburb of Houston and have never lived farther than a couple hours from the city. I have degrees from Texas A&M #tamu and University of Houston #gocoogs. While I have experienced wanderlust a couple of times in myContinue reading “My Break Up Letter to Texas”