I AM…

Who? What? The way we finish this sentence speaks volumes about the space that we currently occupy. Knowing this, we typically apply a ton of pressure on ourselves to finish in the most profound way possible… that we might appear favorable to ourselves and those observing us. What happens when you answer that question in a less than favorable way? I AM… Uncertain. Overwhelmed. Afraid. … Continue reading I AM…

Love, Jordan

Once upon a time,  the mere mention of ‘self care’ would make me cringe. I’d feel like: “What is this person even talking about… this new-age feel good whatever the hell spiritual/emotional/mental… what does it even mean? Today, I see that the truth was that I didn’t care enough about myself to practice self-care, so I hated what it represented and what it was. I’ve … Continue reading Love, Jordan

LOVE: Note to Self

General romanticism will have you believe that every act of love is a benevolent one; that when we do something out of love that it is automatically categorized as beautiful and comfortable and acceptable. Of course, this notion depends on who you’re talking to. Plenty of parents make decisions for their children out of love. Plenty of children believe that very same decision was born … Continue reading LOVE: Note to Self

LOVE: The Beginning…

“These are my feet on the ground.” I encourage my students to say these words to themselves whenever they feel ‘un-tethered.’ That feeling normally comes because of sudden stress or anxiety about a person or an event, and can potentially trigger a less than favorable reaction. The more you feel your proverbial feet on the ground, the more you root into the space in which … Continue reading LOVE: The Beginning…