Lies We Tell Ourselves When We’re in a Mentally Controlling Relationship

It’s hard to know see that you’re in a mentally controlling relationship because the person who is controlling you is probably doing his/her best to make sure you don’t see it that way. And assuming that you love this person who is controlling you, you want to believe that they really do that your best interest at heart.

We tell ourselves that he/she loves us, that they maybe see something that we don’t and that’s the reason they’re trying to control a certain aspect of our lives. When my ex didn’t Continue reading “Lies We Tell Ourselves When We’re in a Mentally Controlling Relationship”


Why Yoga?

I always thought that yoga was for people who lived in tropical places or in the jungle, for people who have huge dreads piled up on the top of their heads and walk around naked with beads hanging off their body. I imagined they’d say “namaste” instead of goodbye and eat only raw vegan foods. That lifestyle does sound pretty interesting, but I live in Maine where it’s cold for nine months out of the year and I just can’t help myself to a good cheeseburger. Despite not matching up to what my expectations were, yoga found me at a time in my life that I really needed it and I don’t think I could live without it at this point.  Continue reading “Why Yoga?”

Why You Should Reconsider College.

College was easily the best time of my life. It’s a time in life that has the perfect mix of freedom and security. You can stumble into your dorm room while the sun is coming up and sleep until your first class at 1pm, and you can always call your parents when you need some extra money to buy an e-book for that class you had hoped would be an easy A. Showing up to class hungover is acceptable (usually) and for me personally, it’s where I learned a lot about myself. Continue reading “Why You Should Reconsider College.”


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I’m just trying to be myself, which is hard in a world that is so judgmental. I’ve tried to write blogs but I got too serious about it, then I tried to write books but was too critical of myself. I’m just trying to find a way to write (which I like doing) and be happy. Life is good, but also crazy. Jeez, you wouldn’t imagine the weird shit that’s happened to me.