Category Archives: RECOVERY

What to Do When the Past No Longer Serves You.

“Old ways won’t open new doors.” Unknown This morning I was ready to quit school. Let me back up a little. It’s 2005 (okay, let me back up a lot), way back before Hollywood, and this one time, I quit school. Now it’s 2006, and I quit school again. Now it’s 2008, I quit school another time. Now, it’s 2018, this morning, and I’m standing at the Keurig while my coffee brews and battling anxiety over how today is the last day to drop courses for the semester. Because I’ve been thinking about dropping for two weeks now. Yup. Ready to quit school. Again. This quitting school has clearly become a thing I do. It’s kind of like the 382 jobs I’ve held since being of working age, because that means I’ve quit 381 jobs. And it’s never been because I’m not smart enough or don’t work hard. I’m actually […]


Saving Me From You: Recovery & Cutting People Out of Your Life.

“Toxic relationships are dangerous to your health; they will literally kill you. Stress shortens your lifespan. Even a broken heart can kill you. There is an undeniable mind-body connection. Your arguments and hateful talk can land you in the emergency room or in the morgue. You were not meant to live in a fever of anxiety; screaming yourself hoarse in a frenzy of dreadful, panicked fight-or-flight that leaves you exhausted and numb with grief.” Bryant McGill I recently wrote a post (I’ll link it here) about cutting someone out of my life and it seemed to garner a lot of attention on my Instagram page. Turns out, pretty much everyone has experienced either cutting someone out of their own lives or having someone in their lives they should be cutting out but haven’t. Because toxic people tend to come up at times if you’re ever around, meet, engage with, form […]