Tag Archives: emotions

Suck it Up

I grew up in a family where I heard a lot of the following: “Don’t cry, Andria.” “Don’t be angry.” “Don’t be sad.” “Don’t be mad.” “It’s not worth your tears.” “Seriously, why are you upset over that?” I could keep going, but you get … More …

Stuffed Emotions

Have you ever found yourself in a situation where you know you’re about to cry but you cannot? Or you feel anger rising in your chest but are unable to express it due to the current environment or situation you’re in?  I lived most of … More …

A Tidal Wave Of Grief And An Open Heart

Tuesday September 29, 2015 Last week was the one-year anniversary of my Dad’s death and wow, what a mess I was… like, on my knees with my heart breaking into a million pieces kind of mess. I was not expecting to be such a mess. … More …