as a world history teacher, i have often wondered what it’s like to live through major historical events. i like to look at historical pictures, videos, or even paintings and try to put myself in their shoes. but it’s difficult because i don’t have those big experiences to draw from.￼ the only thing i can… Continue reading we’re living history, but will we learn from it?
i’ve always been an anxious person. even thinking back on myself as a child, anxiety was just a part of who i was. and who i am. it’s something that i come by naturally. my whole family experiences anxiety in someway or another. except my dad.￼ he’s pretty much cool as a cucumber all the… Continue reading anxiety amplified
it’s no secret that this winter has been tough for me. they usually are. but i made some mistakes, did some things i regret because i was feeling hurt and bitter. in some twisted way, it was my way of reaching out for help. and i needed it. it’s not “all better” or anything. but… Continue reading rising strong
every december, i have a rough time. it usually lasts about 4-7 days. i don’t know i’m in it until i’m in the middle, when it builds crashes into me. but once i actually realize it, i can pull myself out. two years ago, it happened during and right after Christmas. last year, it hit… Continue reading those winter blues…
…one… happy new year!! hopefully this one is better than the last one. 🙂 ….two… i started whole 30 this week. i’m doing it to reset myself and see if i can figure out if there’s anything i’m eating that is triggering my migraines. i wasn’t sure what to expect, but it’s not as… Continue reading 1•6 | high five for friday!
in no particular order. 1. small spaces make me panic (i can remember every horrifying second of that roman catacombs tour when i was 16.) 2. cockroaches, spiders, crickets…basically anything creepy-crawly. 3. heights give me major vertigo. 4. being alone for too long. 5. getting lost in the woods or anywhere in nature. 6. clowns… Continue reading 10 things…i fear more than anything.
i was sitting down to write my weekly “high five for friday” post, and i just couldn’t think of five good things about this week. usually if that’s the case, i can just dig deep and find something, even if it was small. but not this week. it was just plain shitty. (especially that creepy man… Continue reading the struggle is part of the story