Stop being assholes now that the browns are good, you don’t need to punch up anymore Okay Cleveland, this is gonna piss you off but you have to know the truth, I was born and will die a Pittsburgh Steelers fan. I don’t watch tv much neither did my dad, we’d prefer reading, but we […]Read More Act like you’ve been there before Cleveland
What’s next? A question I’m sure everyone and myself are asking. Right now honestly I can’t say for sure because I’m sure it will change I’m just going for it at this point. My mission for Shed Your Light: Create a website and community of people that are accepting, looking to learn, grow and show […]Read More What’s next?
As I have discussed in my earlier blogs mental health is hard to talk about. You fear judgement, you feel desperate and isolation becomes an overbearing weight. Sadly we fear that “no one will ever understand”. While I think it is important to make mental health more understandable to those who do not suffer from […]Read More How Making Mental Health More Relatable Has Hurt the Cause
Born in Raleigh, North Carolina, but raised in Ohio. I kind of like to think of myself as similar to the airplane; because when people ask me where I’m from I never know where to answer. Well fast forward twenty years and I’ve been able to live in DC, Cleveland, Columbus, Germany, New Jersey(I don’t […]Read More Johnny Appleseed
For me the idea that there is a pot of gold at the end of the rainbow is similar to the saying that it’s not the destination, but the journey which matters. The journey to that pot of gold is what really matters! Today my mom challenged me, she said find your fun, wherever that […]Read More What’s your pot of gold?
How to deal with life changing grief or drastic life events with the idea that there is a light at the end of the tunnel. “Only the present moment contains life” “Hope is important because it can make the present moment less difficult to bear. If we believe that tomorrow will be better, we can […]Read More Is it ever going to be okay again?
There are days, when things like happiness, joy, and even pain seem like distant memories; almost like all you are is a blunted blob floating through the day. A few months ago I felt like that blob. Days would go by without my feelings coming and going with them. I was in a state of […]Read More When feelings turn to memories; self-help not self harm
When we go somewhere by plane there’s usually a few things that go into getting there. Starting with buying tickets, hotel, and any other amenities can be stressful, but the real stress starts the 24 hours beforehand and until you are home in your bed again(let’s be real). The stress can cause angst and worry […]Read More Taking off
Ever notice how when you are walking towards someone, both you and the other person look up, down, or even at your phone? Usually your interaction is based on your mood, personality, and also your relationship- At first, saying hi may seem scary, but it is the same as with fish, most times they are […]Read More Hello? Hello!