Sometimes I have to admit my definition of normal is anything but, well, normal. Especially in context of what is considered easy.
Rewiring after narcissistic abuse takes time. It takes a LOT of self care. It can be exhausting to figure out who to trust and then realise that it’s not about trusting others as much as trusting yourself. It’s about consistently needing to qualify your… Continue Reading “Surfing a wave of manchildren”
My life is all about setting and crushing goals. And then every once in a while sharing that journey with the world. 🌱 Climbing international corporate ladders was a 6 year process. 🌱 Owning my own company was a 2 year process. 🌱 Ironman finish line was… Continue Reading “Slay the Dragon. Smell the Flowers.”
Dear Jess, It’s been a long minute but I need to share something. I’m sorry. I’m sorry for putting others before you for so long. I’m sorry for forcing you into a cycle of constantly recovering from adversity. I’m sorry that I allowed you… Continue Reading “Making amends with myself”
I’ve been thinking of ways to acknowledge this season of healing and celebrate my existence. This tattoo symbolises so many things… the pictures capture just about every single emotion possible… I love my bio family with something fierce. My love will never fade. I’m OK… Continue Reading “It’s time to stop running & start planting roots”
Dear Ali, One of my favorite places to meet people is the airport. Two things inevitably happen, I learn something new or I have my faith in humanity restored. Something about travelling that just brings out the best in people. Within a few moments,… Continue Reading “Letter of Gratitude: Ali”
My intention for the night was simply to take a break from my writing. To be invisible amongst a crowd of strangers. Take a break from my journey by supporting others… I hesitantly joined an event in the city with a trusted friend. A… Continue Reading “#MeToo – sharing my story at open mic night in Chicago”
Visits home are typically spent with family and minimal amount of time to see friends. This trip, I was VERY fortunate to be invited to speak with high schoolers about my experiences in Asia. We covered a bunch of topics related to infrastructure, starting… Continue Reading “Hubbard High School (Chicago)”