begins with you

here's the thing about wildflowers; they take root wherever they are. grow strong through the wind, rain, pain, sunshine, blue skies, and starless nights. they dance, even when it seems there is nothing worth dancing for. they bloom. with or without you. 

You my darling, are a wildflower. You have the capacity for healing in your bones, in your soul. And because you're here now, this is where healing begins. 

here's the thing about wildflowers

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Healing begins the moment you want it to, so, where do we begin? We start at the roots. My hope is that you’ll find posts here that speak to you in a way that helps you identify the roots; where you need healing the most. For some of us, the healing is physical. For others, it’s mental, emotional, or spiritual. Maybe it’s a little bit of both. Or even a lot of both. Whatever healing looks like for you, I hope you find something here that helps. Journaling has been a great way for me to identify where I need healing. 

Nayyirah Waheed, Salt

— healing begins the moment you want it to

Healing begins


“Live your truth” is pretty much the battle cry of 2018. Everyone is tired of living half a life, and I totally get it, I am too. We all deserve to live out our best life, regardless of what that looks like to someone else. Les Brown said, “too many of us are not living our dreams because we are living our fears.” The thing that no one tells you about living your truth is that it is hard. We get stuck behind what we think we should be versus who we actually are. We get stuck behind fear. So here is what no one tells you about living your truth:

— about living your truth

What no one tells you

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Self-care is one of those “buzz words” or whatever that everyone is talking about--I’ve had people upset with me for sharing about self-care which is really weird to be honest. Like, why wouldn’t you care for yourself? And yes, I’m talking about caring for yourself first because you can’t save anyone else if you’re drowning. Facts. So if you’re not open to self-care, then you might want to skip this article because it’s all about how to create a self-care routine using what I see as the six foundations of self-care. 

— of self-care