dissentintothemaelstrom

My Early Experience With OCD
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The first time I ever remember experiencing those rushing, circular thoughts and the panic that clutches your throat, I was just small--probably 4 or 5. OCD was here to stay. It was in the 90's and everyone was rightfully worried...
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In Defense of Inspirational Quotes
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I have made some of these cards for myself and have them around the home office. It might be just me, but I feel that I have seen so much hate directed toward inspirational quotes during my recent research into...
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After the Holiday: What now?
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*A huge sigh of relief* Moon Festival is done. The lanterns are all still hanging inside, looking like bright, Florida oranges. It was raining too hard last night for us to hang them out in our front tree, or for...
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Happy Moon Festival!
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https://videopress.com/v/KjifRuyj?preloadContent=metadata Wishing your family love and prosperity this season <3
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New Baby Plant for Sale! <3
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A. SASSY. QUEEN. Heart-leaf philodendron baby looking for a home.  https://yourempowering.com/product/controversial-on-main-the-plant/ Her name is Controversial on Main and she is a sassy queen. She is growing wildly, this way and that, and refuses to be tamed. (Heart-leaf philodendrons may also...
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Why The Holiday Season May Be Valuable For Mourning
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Setting up for the Moon Festival! The holiday season is chaos. Busy, filled with responsibility (now that I'm gRoWn), and constantly reminding me that things are "not like they were." Our holiday season starts with the Chinese Moon Festival. This...
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Oya, Goddess of Storms Up For Sale!
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Here she is! This is an original painting of Oya, Goddess of Storms, and she's on sale now! This woman is seriously awesome. I was completely inspired the whole time I got to paint her. If you are interested, take...
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Aphrodite Is Up For Sale Today!
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This Aphrodite painting is finally for sale! The link provides the full product description and links directly to my little store where you can shop for this, or other paintings. :) https://yourempowering.com/product/aphrodite/ Check it out, if you like! https://yourempowering.com/product/aphrodite/
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All You Need To Know About Our New Pilates Workout!
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I had a nice Pilates workout in mind for us this morning. While I usually mix in some stretching and some dynamic or cardio work, this morning is all about slow and controlled. :) If we are able, let's take...
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So Obsessed With Autumn Joy
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I guess I should use that word very carefully, however, I truly haven't been able to stop thinking about what happened yesterday. A neighbor had a full table set for people to take bunches of Autumn Joy home to clip...
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