I've always heard the keys to a long-lasting relationship requires work in the form of patience, sacrifice and compromise. The longest relationship I was in lasted nine years. I honestly can't say that either of us provided much patience, sacrifice, or compromise; not in a consistent beneficial way at least. If anything, we tried each [...]
Author: The Ballanced Journey
Boundaries In Force!
So by now I'm sure we've all heard the phrase "You can't pour from an empty cup". As cliché as this phrase is it resonates significantly with me. Every day there are a variety of entities competing for our time, money, attention, and my favorite...ENERGY. These competing sources may come in the form of work, [...]
So…What’s the Solution??
Preface: I believe it's critical for me to preface this post with some recent insight. I began working on this post about two months ago. For some reason I felt a lag in actually publishing it to the site. I recently discovered why. Three weeks ago someone very dear to me, my daughter's father, chose [...]
Splash Into Summertime Safety!
I'm a sucker for sunny days. I just love taking in the savory aromas of bbq on the grill, vibing to bops playing in the background, while lying poolside watching my daughters jump from blazing hot cement into a huge, chlorine-filled tub of water leaving unsuspecting, soaked victims wiping their chlorine drenched eyes! It reminds [...]
Protection is the Priority
I really miss the 90s. Not just for the style, lingo and music (some of the best music originated in the 90s. Don’t @ me, I said what I said). Nineties music pumped out bass-driven, sultry promotions of swag, love and S-E-X. However, I also remember the 90’s being a time where the media really [...]