Praying for patience

Praying for patience

I vividly recall being fourteen-years old, and having this mental image of a clock on my back. I could hear it ticking loudly, a constant alarm in my head that time was running out, that I was always "on the clock." Sometimes I would picture myself in a room full of clocks, the old-fashioned circular [...]

Caturday ~ Catnip is not just for cats!

Caturday ~ Catnip is not just for cats!

Nepeta cataria, most commonly known as "catnip" is a plant that causes psychoactive reactions in cats. Owners love giving their cats catnip order to stimulate play. After sniffing or consuming catnip, cats will get high and display silly behavior such as rolling around, vocalizing, rubbing their heads, and becoming more excitable. Catnip turns most adults [...]

Self-care Sunday ~ Dissociation

Self-care Sunday ~ Dissociation

Dissociation means to "dissociate from the world" by losing consciousness. It involves detachment from one's feelings and entire reality. Dissociation is an involuntary, instinctual, survival response conditioned in early childhood as a way of responding to trauma. Those who frequently dissociate are likely to have a personality disorder due to a serotonin deficiency. During a [...]

Speak Now

Speak Now

I could always dance in front of a crowd I could always sing to them so loud But I always seem to shut down When I try to speak I can speak with my body, my face, my eyes I can speak with laughter, speak with smiles I can write out the words, so swiftly [...]