Finding real adult friends seems almost impossible.

Relationships are tough to build. They require persistence, connection, exposure and vulnerability. They require us to be more than a face and a person to hang out with – especially if our hope is to connect with someone so that we can bear our true selves. We want to be able to relate to one another on a…

Finding myself in the nothingness.

I ponder a thought of the day I am still. Where the world I am caught in ceases to move. The irregardless lectures my mind yells at me suddenly stops. And I lie alone lost in my own motionless. My lids close firmly shut. My breathing goes deep and lasts long. And my ears hear nothing…

I don’t need you to like me for me to be happy!

You see – I’ve been labeled the “happy person.” I am the person that most people go to if they need a boost of energy, or a shoulder to cry on, or an ear for someone to talk to. Loving people just comes naturally to me. It brings an abundance of joy to my life…