the real meaning of ‘carpe diem’

I write lists. I make check boxes. I schedule. I watch the clock. I squeeze every moment. I fill the day. And I look up at the end.  What have I done?  I am tired and dry.  My brain hurts.  My mind in knots.  I am useless by the time the sun sets.  I’ve filled […]

rest for the weary

I’m tired. After a long weekend of running from one thing to the other, I am simply exhausted. Usually when Monday comes, I am excited for the new week.  A fresh start.  A new beginning. But today is a stereotypical Monday.  The kind in which the alarm goes off and I moan, “Already?  Not yet! […]

when you’re tired of just surviving

Survival mode. Everybody has experienced it at one point or another. For some, it’s a season that comes and goes. For some, it’s every day. Lately, it’s felt like every day for me.  It’s like I’m trying to fit everything in.  I wake up, and the rush begins.  Every moment spent just trying to get […]