A little bird


Life is amazing. Almost three years ago, I sat on my first overnight flight to another country. I was absolutely restless with excitement. After twelve hours or so (I honestly can't remember because it is all like a dream to me now), I stepped off the plane. I was giddy with anticipation of how different…

Fertilizin’ my flower


Have you ever felt self-concious while purusing the "self-improvement" section at Hastings or Barnes and Noble? Well, I have, sort of. I mean, I don't think my life is awful and needs serious help or that I'm completely mental... so, what on earth am I doing in this aisle? I'm not going to lie, I've…

Thoughts from another awesome blogger!


This is truly perfect and I couldn’t agree more with everything Alice says. I’m so glad she got on FreshlyPressed or I would have never have found her awesomely quirky and witty blog.

aliceatwonderland

Okay, this is Alice being somewhat serious for a few minutes.  Canvas of the Minds is a blog with multiple authors that seeks to remove the stigma from mental illness by talking about it freely.  The authors, including yours truly, are not experts, except in our own experiences.  In other words, we all have a touch of the nuts.  And we want to share!  No, wait, we want to let other people know that it’s okay to share.  That’s better.

Because there are more of us than you think.  It’s not all confined to places like Wonderland.  We have way more than our share here, though.  I keep trying to get the Hatter to take some meds or at least go see a shrink but he keeps saying “Not during tea time!”  Of course, it’s always tea time, which means he can never seem to get any help.  Instead he…

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This epic(ish) life


I don't know about you but my favorite stories have always been the great epics. Where evil has a truly terrifying face and is epitomized in one being that once conquered frees the world of a great hurt. Of surprising heroes that never thought of themselves as heroes- just trying to survive and do the…