How I Feel Verses Who I Am

If you haven’t noticed from poking around my site, I have some pretty awesome photos. And I’m not tooting my own horn – my boyfriend, Drew Loika, is the artist behind the camera and captures some amazing moments.  He went out on a photo hunt and cross-country ski this weekend, and when he came back, posted this picture with the … Read More

Emotions: Watching and Responding Rather than Reacting

Sometimes, we need to get broken down in order to recognize the need for a rebuild. Sometimes, things have to get just beyond the level we can tolerate in order for us to burst forth with change.I practice respecting my emotions. Especially the darker ones that make me feel down, fearful, isolated or worthless. I recognize that they are just … Read More

Emotional Hostage

I haven’t written for over a month. The holidays got to me, obligations, deadlines, responsibility. Vacation also got to me, in a cold and snowy way that only my home of Utah can provide. I spent time with my family. I detached from reality for a while. I remembered how much I love red wine with holiday fare and I … Read More