Today I made the call to a therapist. Pre-pandemic I was going to therapy but then I started to be “too busy” and gave up on my mental health. Once the COVID-19 shitshow started I found even more excuses not to speak with a therapist. Let me tell you, I amaze myself with how many … Continue reading Mental Health Check
I have sat down and attempted to write at least a dozen times. I've failed each time. I try so hard to do things that don't remind me of the pandemic we're all living through. I'm a healthcare worker through this COVID-19 crisis so I see enough. When I go home I try watching television, … Continue reading Mental Health and a Pandemic
Here is an unpopular opinion: telling your kids their dog ran away, or frantically replacing the hamster with a live one before the kids return from school does more harm than good. I can hear some people now "how many kids do you have?" Well, none. "What makes you a parenting expert?" Nothing; however, my … Continue reading Teach Your Kids About Death.
Hey guys, it's been a little while since I've made a post and for that I deeply apologize. I'm going to be in Boston, MA for a few days coming up and will hopefully have a pretty awesome traveling blog for you when I get home! This week is my final week for my first … Continue reading Life Update!
Woah, I have been slacking. I am so sorry that I've got behind with Blogtober; however, this is a great way to create a self-care blog. I'll bring full transparency into the picture here, I'm a graduate student, I have a job and an unpaid internship, I'm a full-time member of a family and friend … Continue reading More Than A Bath
Do you ever wake up in the morning with big aspirations for the day? You wake up with this bright idea that your entire to do list is going to be wiped out before it becomes time to make dinner. You tell yourself that you're not going to let any distractions get in the way. … Continue reading Sometimes I Forget My Cape At Home.
This week is 2019's Mental Health Week (October 6 -- October 12). As a mental health advocate I couldn't resist but posting my support. If you are struggling with a mental illness, please know that you are not alone. There are resources that are here to help you. Reach out to a trusted friend or … Continue reading Mental Health Matters, Too
Mental illness effects every aspect of a person's life. Just like any illness, every person that's in the life of someone with anxiety, depression, PTSD, bi-polar etc, also has to learn to cope with what that diagnoses means. Now, don't get me wrong, the person who has anxiety is definitely more exhausted than the mother … Continue reading Anxiety Told Me I’m Not Worthy Of Love
As I'm sitting on my couch watching Disney movies with a face mask on, I realize, I may be burnt out. I'm realizing that this is the first time in two weeks that I've relaxed. I've had a few days off in the last two weeks; however, today is the first day off where I've … Continue reading How to Overcome Burn-out
A few days ago I posted a tweet on my Twitter account about mental health and at the end of the tweet I stated that my rant was over but it's definitely not. This tweet was generated due to individuals in my life referring to a woman as "crazy" as it's expected she has a … Continue reading Rant NOT Over…