6 Important Lessons About Self-Care

In a previous blog, I discussed how I felt that a simple way to combat the mental strains of feeling anxious, down, etc. can be lessened through self-care. Again, let me reiterate I am not an expert in mental health simply a person in grief and as a result, has faced struggles with depression and … Continue reading 6 Important Lessons About Self-Care

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9 Great Ways to Care for Yourself

I've been prioritizing self-care in my life and while I indulged in some practices that I never have before, I've also gone to old reliables that make me feel fulfilled. If you are looking to be more attentive to self-care, I found these practices were some of the best: 1.) Journaling I'm a writer by … Continue reading 9 Great Ways to Care for Yourself

Milestone Reflections

Another year older, another wiser? When I was asked a couple days ago by my coworkers what were the highlights of the past year of life, I shrugged it off like it wasn't a very special year. Truth is, 26 was probably the most eventful year of my life yet, but I almost forgot about … Continue reading Milestone Reflections

Beyond Awareness

I want to first set a disclaimer that I have no expertise in mental health. Rather, just my own personal experience with loss and grief, which has triggered my own bouts of depression and anxiety. Even those words "depression" and "anxiety" seem heavy for what I'm feeling. They could be unwarranted, and they may be … Continue reading Beyond Awareness

Good Laughs

There's nothing that beats a good laugh. Be it a television show you're watching, ridiculous stuff you do with your friends, or maybe just the ordinary things that go haywire. I live to laugh, but I thrive when I'm able to make other people do so. So when I recently had the pleasure of seeing Sal, … Continue reading Good Laughs

Intentions vs. Resolutions

We are already a couple weeks into 2018 and dare I ask how new year's resolutions are going. Truth be told I geek out a bit when the new year rolls around and there is an excuse for looking to explore, improve, or change.  I always find it hard to pick one big thing to … Continue reading Intentions vs. Resolutions

2017: The Year of Questions

When I thought of what to label 2017 as I write my year-in-review there were many ways it could have gone. The Year of "Healing," "Surviving," or even "Treading Along." But when I dug a little deeper I began to see the questions that arose in my life this past year. 2016 was a rough … Continue reading 2017: The Year of Questions