I never realized how much my need for planning was intertwined with my anxiety. Since I started taking Zoloft a couple of months ago, I’ve been a lot more adaptable. I used to plan for every eventuality. It gave me comfort to plan for the worst. If I had a plan for the worst, then … More Adaptability
Hi everyone, Jessie here! I just got through a crazy busy week at work. Working overtime to get a job done can be really stressful, so here are some tips to help you get through! 1. Know that sometime the busy has to end. You won’t always be this stressed! You got this! 2. Prioritize. … More 3 Ways To Get Through a Busy Workload
We all know ourselves and our needs better than anyone! Own your needs!
It’s that time of year again, another birthday for me. I turned 51 this week. Firmly in middle age. My husband jokes all the time about his warranty running out and things breaking down. I refuse to claim that! I have to say that we are only as old as we let ourselves feel. I … More Age Is Just A Number
Enjoy your own company! Find ways to enjoy being by yourself. This can be anything from a hobby to taking a walk to daydreaming. Watch your self talk. Often we talk to ourselves in a way that we would never talk to a friend. Use your internal words as wisely as your external ones. Celebrate … More 5 Ways To Be Your Own Best Friend
My newer dog, Max, has been trying to adjust to the changes involved with Becca coming home. We moved another chair into the loft and it freaked him out. Now, he won’t come upstairs and have cuddle time while we watch TV in the evenings. I’ve been making sure to still give him lots of … More The Magic Of Doing Nothing
I read something the other day about how this pandemic is a shared trauma. People who didn’t have a big trauma previous to this are experiencing this anew. Those of us with previous traumas are be triggered. It’s interesting because I am extremely lucky and haven’t had big, personal experiences with Covid. I felt scared … More Triggered
Coffee!!!: Yes, I am addicted. I also have given it up multiple times to see if it improves my health. It doesn’t. I feel better with it. I will admit to being addicted and okay with it! I LOVE my morning cup of sunshine!!! Exercise: I found my love for this one later in life. … More 5 Daily Habits I Enjoy