An update on my struggles with depression and divorce. Join the discussion.
Learning to be alone is something that we all need to learn to do.
Embracing Vulnerability Today I had a therapy session where I shared my blog post Regaining Control with my therapist. Sometimes it is easiest to spill it all and to let go in written form rather than to talk about what is going through my head. This blog while often filled with fun and fluff has also … Read More »
Just Breathe. Checking In. At the start of 2019 I chose the word BREATHE to guide my year. Since we are well into February I wanted to check in to see how I am doing with this so far. I began the year by going to Costa Rica where I was able to surf to my … Read More »
Ways to Learn to Love Yourself This week is all about LOVE. With Valentine’s Day on Thursday it’s important to remember that YOU, yes YOU, deserve love! LOVE can come from all different places but most importantly from within. The first step towards finding more happiness is in loving yourself. I know this all sounds … Read More »
Just BREATHE. A Word to Guide 2019. I have been trying to come up with one word to guide my year this year and today I stumbled upon it while reading Jill Will Run. Her word to define the year is BREATHE. I think that is a great word to help guide me too so … Read More »
Positive Mantras to help with Negative Thinking In my last post I opened up and showed you some of the more intimate parts of myself detailing my struggles with depression and my current plan for tackling how I am feeling. I truly appreciate the outpouring of support and comments acknowledging the true difficult nature of … Read More »
Hello 2019. It’s a new year and I am so thankful. I am so ready to kick 2018 to the curb. It’s been almost one year since I spent 12 days recovering from a severe depressive episode in the hospital. I am not ashamed to talk about it. It’s a part of my life story. … Read More »
Why you should get a Mammogram. My story. Hi there! So we’re going to get a little personal here on the blog today. I recently went to have my first mammogram. I am 42. My gynecologist had said there are differing opinions about whether to have a mammogram in your 40’s if you have no … Read More »
Tips for coping with anxiety and depression during the holidays. This holiday season I have been coping with ongoing anxiety and depression that has been heightened due to recent life changes. The holidays can be a joyful time but they can also be hard too. I have backed away from blogging for a bit because … Read More »