Someday

Allison Nazarian Bittersweet, Healing, Inspiration, Life Lessons

As the saying goes, “There are seven days of the week but Someday isn’t one of them.” What are you someday-ing in your life? We will definitely travel there someday. I will forgive her someday. You have to tell me that story someday! I’ll make up with him someday. I will write about that someday. Let’s get together someday soon. …

A Word About The Past

Allison Nazarian Bittersweet, Healing, Life Lessons, Truth

I try to live in the moment. Connect with my breath. Come back to now. Leave the past behind, let the future unfold on its own. Sometimes I am able to do all of this. I feel peaceful and serene because I’m doing things “right.” And sometimes, I am utterly unable to do any of it. I feel pissy and …

One Little Thing

Allison Nazarian Healing, Health, Inspiration

You cannot do everything today.  Period. You cannot finish it all. You cannot be everything to everyone. And despite what you expect from yourself, you cannot go at a super-human pace without taking a breath. Not today, and probably not tomorrow, either. But you can do one thing today. And then one thing after that, and again after that. One …

Cry

Allison Nazarian Healing, One Word, Unsolicited Advice from Allison

Sometimes that is all you can do. Because you have tried everything else. The tricks. The tips. The advice. The expertise. The expert. The system. That person who knows. The solution. The answer. Even the magic pill. You tried it all. And it didn’t work. Nothing worked. You had faith each time. You thought, This is it. This is the …

Bravery

Allison Nazarian Healing, Inspiration, One Word

This is for those of you who think you are not brave. You know what?  You are the bravest there is. Yes, YOU. You who are… …doing it all yourself …terrified whether you will pay all the bills this month …ready to walk away from “so so” to find your “fucking awesome” …questioning whether you should have done it …doing …

I Remember

Allison Nazarian Healing, Life Lessons

I remember the feeling of walking on eggshells.  I remember wondering what I did wrong or when I would next do something wrong. I remember being scared that this would be my life forever. I remember feeling constantly on edge. I remember being disrespected. I remember being yelled at. Sneered at. Verbally attacked. I remember being corrected. And chastised. And …