It’s Mental Health Awareness Month, and I couldn’t think of a better time to give my brain a hug than right now. As we all know, mental health, mental illness, and wellness as a whole does not look the same for everyone. Depression and anxiety aren’t the only mental illnesses that exist, and we have … Continue reading Five Mistakes I Made During my Mental Health Journey
Let's all take a second to spiral for a few minutes. Scream into a pillow, flip off that co-worker that keeps asking questions on the never-ending Zoom call that could have been a goddamn email. Throw an egg at your neighbor's car. Do SOMETHING. Seriously, let it out. I know that no one, literally NO … Continue reading It’s Okay to Not be Okay
Every new year we make an effort to lie to ourselves for two weeks about improving our diet, exercise plans, budgets, and career goals. Honestly, with impending doom at every corner here in the states, my resolution should be to stay alive. All jokes aside, though, it's always the same old BS, and it's time … Continue reading Resolutions?
Photo by Lum3n.com on Pexels.com This may be a passive aggressive rant fueled my by frustration with myself for my lack of assertiveness and accepting the bare minimum from anyone instead of telling the truth because I’m more concerned with how people feel than maintaining my own peace of mind. My goal for 2020 is … Continue reading Reliability Assessment
I don't know about you, but this retrograde is trying to kick my ass. I'm an emotional mess, and I'm so happy that it's almost over. I can't lie though, this one has revealed so much about the people around me and honestly I've never been more grateful for being able to see people for … Continue reading Self Worth and Happiness: Am I Enough??
Over the next few months, I'll be sharing my favorite books, what I'm currently reading and what next on my list! I'm not sure about you, but it's nothing better than escaping everything in a good book. Here's what I've read so far in 2018 and where you can find them! I don't have a … Continue reading Let's Curl up with a Good Book
(Refer to the pimp counsel scene from Willie Dynamite for the title of this weeks post.) I had an enlightening time with Anna Sommers at Athleta for a vision board party. I usually avoid these because I have a vague idea of what I consider my visions to be. Like everyone else, I write lists, … Continue reading You Gotta Have Vision!
What's weird about self-care is how much we talk ourselves out of needing it. I've not seen my therapist since March, I've screwed up my skin care regimen, I don't have enough wine at home, and I journal sporadically. I'm extremely burnt out from work and an extended weekend seemed like a dream come true....except … Continue reading Put the Self in Self Care