So About This Brokenness Thing…

#BreakingTheCycle: So About This Brokenness Thing… When I was in graduate school, I had a friend that loved to make mosaic artwork. She...

Sweet Spot, Turned Sour

#BreakingTheCycle: Sweet Spot, Turned Sour If any of us have ever needed to get into the groove of anything, like working out for...

But It's Not Perfect

#BreakingTheCycle: But It Wasn’t Perfect Well, we’re on the “emotions” part of this series and we’ve done a hefty amount of soul...

Own It!

#BreakingTheCycle: Own It If you’ve ever been around small children (infant aged), then you have probably played the face hide-and-seek...

You're in Timeout

#BreakingTheCycle: You’re in Timeout Now a more appropriate title for this post would have been, “I’m in timeout, you’re in timeout,...

Stay In Or Stay Out

#BreakingTheCycle: You have to be in or out Do you remember those summer days or good weather weekends when we were younger and would...

Sharing is Caring

#BreakingTheCycle: Sharing is Caring If we take a look back at any given PBS television show in the past 30 years, there are probably...

Where There's Smoke There's Fire

#BreakingTheCycle: Where There’s Smoke There’s Fire I’m from a pretty small town. And on top of that, I lived most of my life outside of...

Those Sneaky Emotions!

#BreakingTheCycle: Those Sneaky Emotions! After finishing graduate school, I had the most amazing opportunity to be a children’s...

#BreakingTheCycle: The Defense of Anger

#BreakingTheCycle: The Defense of Anger "Anger is a secondary emotion." I still remember one of my professors from grad school saying...

#BreakingTheCycle: The Defense of Busyness

The Defense of Busyness We’re busy people these days and that statement really came as a shock to no one; but I thought I would start...

#BreakingTheCycle: The Defense of "The Mask"

#BreakingTheCycle: The Defense of “The Mask” We wear the mask that grins and lies, It hides our cheeks and shades our eyes,— This debt we...

#BreakingTheCycle: The Defense of Logic

#BreakingTheCycle: The Defense of Logic “Makes sense to me.” This simple one liner right here usually comes after we have just explained...

Lent Series: #BreakingTheCycle, Defenses

#BreakingTheCycle: Defenses I was taking a BuzzFeed quiz today on college mascots (because that’s what every productive adult does in the...

#BreakingTheCycle

#Breaking the Cycle What are cycles in our lives? Do they even exist? Or am I just being dramatic?! (Which is a very real possibility...