Rules Really Are Meant to Be Broken.

Rules Really Are Meant to Be Broken.

I lost faith in myself as an effective and functional person. I lost love, and gave up on trying to make that work. I CHOSE not to stay in my job, because while I knew I was close to what I wanted to do with my life, I was miserable. That wasn't how I wanted to serve people, inspire, support people. I stayed in an unemployed and deeply ashamed holding pattern for 5 years.

It was as if I'd ghosted myself. I didn't show up for me.

I just didn't show up.

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Rules

Rules

We have all these resentments and frustrations about the fact that we don’t feel like we’re where we’re supposed to be. A resounding chorus, of “I really thought I’d have my shit together by now.” echoes from sea to shining sea. And I’m angry on all of our behalfs that we think there’s a such thing as having all our shit together. Do we even know if that’s a thing?

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You Were Made For This.

You Were Made For This.

Nearly a decade of higher education under my belt, and after all this time, I’m still convinced that I was chosen from birth to do this work. That the education helped us to become more ourselves than it ever could have done to inform us of the how of counseling.

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