Hi there! I started this blog to challenge myself to be vulnerable, so here goes: I’ve been struggling a bit in the mental health department. I’m okay & thankfully I have plenty of established coping skills, but my anxiety has been not so great lately. (Edit: woke up in a much better headspace this morning, [...]
Tag: bad day
Don’t Let Others Dim Your Light
I’m sending you love on this gloomy Monday. I hope your week is as wonderful as you are! Happy (ish?) Monday! We have NO control over other people; what they say, what they do, how they interpret things you say or do. We can only control our own reactions. That’s easier said than done, but [...]
You’ll Get There.
I hope this post encourages you! I know I can’t be the only one who sometimes feels like my goals are JUST out of reach; close enough to almost touch & yet so far away, all at the same time. Working on a graduate degree that will help me achieve my DREAM while navigating teaching [...]
Things I’m Thankful For
This week was hard. On top of going back to school & navigating the craziness that is COVID times, it was also the anniversary of my friend Bekah’s death. I felt my mental health suffering throughout the week; I try to be mindful of when I’m struggling but a sure sign that I am is [...]
Things I do when the weight of the world feels a little too heavy.
These days, we’re all bound to have a day when the world feels a bit heavy. Whether you’re feeling angry with our political climate, anxious over COVID, or just down because you’re lacking a sense of normalcy, your feelings are valid. Our world probably isn’t going back to “normal” anytime soon. Being an empath, I [...]
Picking Yourself Back Up After a Bad Day
Going for a walk in the sunshine (preferably with my pup!) usually makes a bad day seem a little brighter. Today was a bad day. One of those hold-back-tears-all-day, order-pasta-on-Uber-Eats- and-drink-wine-when-you-get-home, only-watching-Lizzie-McGuire-on-Disney+-will-help kind of days. I'm sure you've been there (& hopefully have healthier coping skills than I do!) and it sucks. It really, really [...]