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The One Thing You Need For Growth

In our quest to become the best we can be, growth is inevitable. The thing is growth is hard. Change is hard. We want it, but we don’t want to have to do anything to make it happen. That requires work. Hard work that well, is just hard. So, if you are anything like me,…

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How do I overcome fear to live my best life?

Fear is the thing keeping us from doing all the things we really want to do. But, no you say. It’s not fear. It’s responsibility. It’s time. It’s not being/having enough. Bullshit. It’s fear. Ok, great. But, Melinda, how do I overcome fear to live my best life? Awesome question. Let’s start with what you…

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In letting go, they succeed

A typical day with my 9 and 6-year-old often involves me asking them to clean up, them complaining, me yelling and chasing after them while showing them every single thing that they have missed, then finally crying out of frustration because I could have just done it all myself and the day wouldn’t have been…

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The Art of Not Giving a Shit

Out for my walk this morning I stopped and picked up a brick for my 9-year-old from a broken gate. He has been using them as a home for his stuffed animals. So there I was, sweat dripping down my back, a brick held up high because those fuckers get heavy fast as I power…

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What is normal?

My bestie and I were in Savannah this weekend for my birthday. It was wonderful, thank you! We had just picked up some produce at the farmers market when I made a remark about wanting to feel normal. (I haven’t been feeling so normal since embarking on a 28-day raw diet detox) She immediately responded…

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How do I self-validate?

Who’s your validator? This is a question I have been relentlessly asking myself over the past week. It’s been brought to my attention by my intuitive healer that I’ve been looking to my hubby for self-validation.  Of course, he’s been doing the same to me which leads to a very dysfunctional marriage. When one of…