When You See Brave, Say So! (Kelsey’s Story)

It’s Day 4 of “100 Days to Brave”, and I am loving the journey so far. It’s given me so much to think about in these first few days, and I’m constantly being reminded that I am already so much braver than I ever give myself credit for. The thing is that brave is around … Continue reading When You See Brave, Say So! (Kelsey’s Story)

4 Lies that I Believe About Myself

We all believe lies about ourselves. Even when we don’t realize it, our creative minds come up with these sneaky, little untruths that can convince us we are something we’re not… or, often times, that we’re NOT something that indeed we ARE. A huge part of my mental health recovery journey has always been identifying … Continue reading 4 Lies that I Believe About Myself

Introducing: Fearless Fridays! (Guest Posts Wanted)

Looking outside this morning, it was hard to believe that I will be enjoying tropical climates in only a few days. With another huge snowfall on our hands, combined with these mild, April temperatures, the streets of Lloydminster are a total mess. I am looking forward to escaping this aspect of spring for the next … Continue reading Introducing: Fearless Fridays! (Guest Posts Wanted)

Pursuing the Dream, and Not letting “Normal” Slow Me Down

Life has been so busy lately, as usual. Sometimes I wonder why I bother to say that anymore at all. The reality is that “busy” is not only my normal nowadays, but pretty much everyone else’s normal too. When people ask me how things are going, I often say, “it’s been busy.” But really, could … Continue reading Pursuing the Dream, and Not letting “Normal” Slow Me Down

Waging War on Fear: Fighting an Abstract Concept in a Concrete Reality

For me, fear is a rather abstract idea. I mean, it is distinct in the sense that I understand what it is. I feel it often and I know how to identify it. But at the same time, it doesn’t seem to have any one definite source and it is often not even based in … Continue reading Waging War on Fear: Fighting an Abstract Concept in a Concrete Reality