Category Archives: Awakening

Do We All Get Antsy In Life?

I was able to get together with someone I worked with 13+ years ago recently. It really got me thinking about my life, where I’ve been, what I’ve done, what I loved about that old job of 15 years, what … Continue reading

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My Name is Kristin and I am Passive Aggressive.

I feel like I’m at an AA meeting when I say that. I recently observed myself being passive aggressive with this woman I’m now dating. I was so aware I was doing it in the moment. It felt horrible and … Continue reading

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What’s In a Name?

Last night I had a conversation with my friend about the names she calls people (including me). I’m not used to being around people that use what I consider derogatory terms toward another. So when she called me a dork … Continue reading

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With Practice It Gets Easy to Love Everyone…Even Your Enemies

My former husband, Mark has been great training with this lesson. Ok calling him an enemy is very extreme but it makes for a catchy title. It’s easy to stay in negativity, anger, hatred, etc when you’ve been wounded by … Continue reading

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Am I An Eternal Optimist?

Now that I am in what I now call my “new space”, it’s interesting to note, witness, watch, see people who are still stuck in their old space, patterns, thoughts, ways, etc. I don’t say this to say my way … Continue reading

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Sometimes You Have to Let Go to Allow Something Better In

I am again laying here in bed thinking…this time about this couple who are parents of a boy from my son, Alex’ class. We have known one another for the last 4 years when our boys started preschool together. I … Continue reading

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Memorial Day 2014: the Day When I Went Into the Valley of Darkness

I’m laying here in my bed at 3am thinking about what I wanted to do for Memorial Day this year. And this year I want it to be a celebration of how far I’ve come and how happy I am. … Continue reading

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Know Your Why

I watched a Ted talk not too long ago that really questioned my core beliefs. It’s one of the most watched Ted talks and it’s by Simon Sinek. And it’s all about knowing your why. I’ve always known I’ve wanted … Continue reading

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To My Former Husband, I’m Sorry, Please Forgive Me, Thank You and I Love You

I have done a lot of work on myself especially over the last three years. And so much of that work felt selfish. And in all fairness, I suppose it was. Unfortunately in all this work of my self discovery … Continue reading

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Sometimes Going Back You Realize You Had to Go thru Some Shit to Get to the Good Stuff

I was brought back to a previous post that I did which is still the number one read post of all the ones I have since done here: I’m Scared It’s really wild to see that I wrote these words three … Continue reading

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