Courage in the Face of Fear

Instinctively, we as humans hide or run away when we are afraid. This is why, so often in history, present-day and pop-culture, we admire those who are brave and decide to face their fears head-on. We watch dozens of movies about superhero’s as the appeal of one person (or a team if you are intoContinue reading “Courage in the Face of Fear”

Breaking the Shackles of Anxiety

Anxiety reveals itself in a number of ways. Sometimes, it’s subtle. It can be misunderstood for simply pressure or stress until it decides to rear its ugly head and expose its true colors. Other times, it erupts in a flash so intense it can be difficult to breathe, to think, to slow down and understandContinue reading “Breaking the Shackles of Anxiety”

Once Upon a Time

When I was a child, I loved stories regarding princes, princesses, heroes and villains facing off in the ultimate battle of good vs. evil. I wanted to be a princess, a queen even, and have a kingdom all to myself. It seemed like a fantastic idea to have people – my people – look upContinue reading “Once Upon a Time”

The Cost of Commitment

When the time came for my husband and I to say our vows, I looked into his eyes, and told him: “Darling, I want to make these vows to you and dedicate my whole life to you, but… I’m just not ready for that kind of commitment.” Just kidding, I didn’t tell him that, orContinue reading “The Cost of Commitment”