Authenticity

Processing the Suicide of my First Love

On the flight back home to California, I wrote, “I’m ready to get back to my real life. This weekend has been 1000x harder than I ever imagined.” I lost my first love, an incredibly formative part of my past, to suicide 3 weeks ago. And last weekend, I traveled to my hometown of Helena,…

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How to Reclaim Your Life

I know it sometimes seems easier to just stay the course without examining why you’re on it or how you feel about it — even if that means you’re constantly putting up with shit you resent or continually feeling like your opinions or dreams aren’t valued… Women do it all the time in jobs, in…

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Letting Go of What Other People Think

Letting Go of What Other People Think

I have no idea who said or wrote this quote, but I love it. Your opinion of me is none of my business. It’s my mantra when I’m trying to extricate myself from doing *something* in the world in order to earn my gold star or avoid judgement. It’s my mantra when I let fear…

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