The Salvaged is my first solo published work is now available on the Kindle app at Amazon. It's just itty bitty at 26 pages, but it is absolutely complete and I am warm and cozy with fulfilled joy.
Everyone needs a hero. I met mine early last year. She has this radiance that is calming. I can see the universal wisdom in her eyes where even my most major circumstances are mere blips in comparison. Yet, she looks at me with such compassion and understanding that I am comforted immediately. She oozes confidence and dances uninhibitedly when she feels joy. She is silly, graceful, protective and loyal. I want to be her. She is me. She is my Soul. She is my Self. _________________ When I’m with my tribe, ie husband, kids, sisters, brothers, BFF, aunts, cousins…I am [...]
As most of you know, Buff Beads are based on the gaming term for the skill used to give yourself power before a battle. Here's a quick little run down: In video games, specifically RPGs or MMOs there is a term we use for the skills that give us an advantage in the game. An extra 10% to health, a bonus 15% to defense, a boost to damage, speed, endurance etc. Some of these little dabs of comfort last until you get hit, some last 30 seconds and some last 60 minutes. Most of them aren't game changing like cheats [...]
One of the ideas behind the term “Buff Yourself” is to create in us a data bank filled with ways to make ourselves feel good. On my days when I'm not feeling it, all I want to do is curl up on the couch with a bottle of wine and the Fellowship of the Rings. While there were days where I have done that, it’s not really a progressive way to get to my upswing. These are a few ways to keep yourself present and give yourself a needed Buff. Show Yourself Compassion. You mean a lot to yourself. There’s [...]
Let's talk about Love. Love is my home base. It's where I gain my inspiration from and it's where I go back to when I need answers. So, what do you love? Not who, but what? Think of things you love enough that when you think of it do you feel that squishy warm love feeling inside? For example; I have a beautiful pair of Louboutin ankle boots hanging on my vision board in front of me right now. Every time I sit and stare at them I get an internal squeal of joy that goes through my body and [...]