Building Confidence

I'm reading a new book When to Jump: If the Job You Have Isn't the Life You Want and it is loaded with stories of people who jump from careers that are just ehh to passions that are snap crackle pop (great metaphor, I know!). I've only gotten through the first section of the book, which focuses … Continue reading Building Confidence

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Spiritual Direction

There tends to be a toss-up between my indecisiveness and impatience for what tends to be my greatest flaw. But a few years ago, I embarked on a journey that allowed me to tap into and start working on the former as a way to understand the power and importance of discernment.  This journey was … Continue reading Spiritual Direction

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

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

8 Lessons I Learned From Giving Up Social Media

Each year when Lent comes around, I always try to make the effort to give up a bad habit, while subsequently trying to do something more proactive in order to feel more fulfilled. This year, I've gone where few millennials have gone before – I unplugged from social media. It consisted of Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, … Continue reading 8 Lessons I Learned From Giving Up Social Media