The Art of Letting Go

This was originally part of my 11/11/18 newsletter.  Click here to subscribe. It’s funny the things we hold on to. Whether it is a box filled with your school year memories or those shoes that are super uncomfortable but you just know you’re going to need them somewhere down the line, sometimes we just don’t…

Poem: Done

Done are the days of being scared To start new Done are the days of holding back Covering what is true Done are the days of devaluing my worth In order to hold others up Done are the days of being loyal Enough is enough Sometimes we convince ourselves That nothing last forever But in…

An Open Letter to the Smaller Person

People forget how painful it is to be the bigger person. As a serial “bigger person”, I find myself being the person who gets hurt, twice. First, because the “smaller person” hurt me. Then, the “smaller person” can’t/won’t admit they are wrong or can’t see how they’ve hurt me, and I have to be the one to reach…

The Wonder Of Ivy Podcast: Episode Five- Hurting

No one likes feeling hurt or pain. However, pain is a part of life, and as much as it can suck, it is important to acknowledge your pain. My newest episode of the Wonder of Ivy Podcast is short but sweet; it tackles pain, how to embrace it and ways to help deal with it….