All posts by Hanssie



On Death And Grieving During The Holidays

**This was written 12/25/16. A year has passed and as we head into another Christmas, the grief is present. The sharpness has smoothed out, but the sadness is an underlying emotion that permeates throughout. I was Christmas shopping the other night and felt an immense sadness in the men’s section of Target. In the last… Read More


How To Cultivate An Abundance Mindset

Many years ago, I was on a family vacation in Sequoia, a beautiful national park abundantly filled with massive trees and inviting lakes. One day, we were splashing about in one of the swimming holes and happened upon a small cliff that people were jumping from. Judging from the laughing and the revelry, everyone was having a… Read More




How To Let Go Of The Past and Move Forward

I laid on the bathroom floor, my body limp and spent. Dried tears streaked down my face and animalistic whimpers would escape every so often between hiccuped breathing as I tried to soothe myself on the cold hard linoleum of the bathroom floor. No matter how hard I had kicked the door and screamed, no one… Read More




6 Years | The Day My Life Began. Again.

Exactly six years ago today, I woke up like I did every morning, unaware that I would go to bed a completely different person and my life, as I knew it, was going to end. Not to be overly dramatic or anything, but as September 5th, 1977 was the date of my birth, September 21st,… Read More