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…
it took me a while to figure this one out. my first few years, i was just trying to survive another day. i was taking home work all the time. i didn’t understand that i needed to carve out time for me. i didn’t get it that i needed to take care of myself, emotionally and… Continue reading teaching tip 40. take care of yourself.
rough couple of days. i couldn’t seem to get my mind and body back on the same page. but i understand now after a grueling workout how much i need to take care of myself physically. if i take care of my body, it takes care of my mind. i need that for myself. and… Continue reading my anxiety
depression is a funny thing. for me, it comes and goes. it runs in my family so i’m careful to be aware of it. sometimes, it’s mild. very rarely, it’s severe. i had to see my doctor for it a couple of years ago, which was one of the hardest things i’ve ever done…and one… Continue reading the hold of the blues