My cat, Tubs, wasn’t acting like himself last week. He was laying under the bed, trying to get in the … Continue Reading Crisis Management
When I think of practicing gratitude, my first thought is, “Well, I guess I’m grateful for what I have,” but … Continue Reading How Do You Practice Gratitude?
There’s no way to avoid it. 2018 is quickly approaching. Not only are we still recovering from the holidays, we’re … Continue Reading New Year: Reflections and Hopes
It’s the most wonderful time of the year… and for many it’s also the most stressful. The intent of gathering … Continue Reading Holiday Survival Guide
Today’s post is in response to WordPress’s Daily Prompt: Panacea. All humans can agree that our world is full of difficulty … Continue Reading Elusive Panacea & Tragedy
I do not want to do ANYTHING when I am depressed. The alarm clock in the morning is a startling reminder … Continue Reading How to Get Shit Done When You’re Depressed
Without exception every single day in our digital age we need to interact with other human beings. Most times the … Continue Reading Am I Doing Friendship Right?
This past week we have been bombarded with reports of harassment and assault that were buried in favor of preserving … Continue Reading #MeToo: What is it DOING?
Pain is often expressed through art. We can point to exhibitions of torment across almost all mediums, but comedy is … Continue Reading Comedy Can Be Cathartic
I challenge you to spend one hour each day in November focusing on your dreams. Why? In conversations lately I’ve … Continue Reading Hour of You
As soon as the temperature dropped into the sixties and the scent of fall permeated the air around us I … Continue Reading Feeling S.A.D.?
Food is comforting for many of us. Whenever we feel sad, stressed or lonely we try to stuff the feeling … Continue Reading Separating Food from Feeling
For the past year (maybe even more) I have been struggling to get back into regular treatment with a therapist. … Continue Reading Mental Healthcare is a Struggle
I’ve posted a lot about the importance of setting a routine and planning ahead, but I have failed to follow … Continue Reading Chaos is My Constant
Since I moved in August my commute from school has more than doubled. I have two night classes this year … Continue Reading Perspective is Key
Growing up I always envied anyone who had a clear idea of what they wanted to do from childhood. A … Continue Reading It’s Okay if You Don’t Know