The feeling of helplessness during a natural disaster is hard to bear. Not in any relation of course to those being affected. The desire to want to help is strong. I think a common problem is that people (myself included) don’t often know where to start, or even where to start looking. To combat… Read More How to Help During a Natural Disaster
***Trigger warning – talks about anxiety (see anxiety-related resources at the bottom of post). Contains swearing. *** Anxiety. It’s like the little engine that could, right? Those who have dealt with it know this to be true. I’m not talking about anxiety that strikes when you’re about to do a presentation, or when you’re on… Read More Anxiety. The Little B*tch Monster that Could.
Tonight I was out watering my plants. It had been a difficult night. E had thrown multiple tantrums starting when I got home from work and all the way through dinner. I was thankful to be outside with the only sounds being the water coming out of the hose, and the crickets, birds,… Read More One Piece of Advice you Need to Show Yourself Compassion
The other night, my husband and I got into an argument. It was 10 pm. We had spent the day doing household chores, cleaning out the garage, going through old boxes, etc. We were exhausted. My husband was dealing with some back pain and with that on top of being tired, he was flat… Read More The ‘Hangry’ Rule
I think the mindfulness movement gets a bad rap sometimes for being ‘crunchy’ or being too ‘hippy’. Maybe it is, maybe it isn’t. As the definition of mindfulness above states, it simply means being aware. How often do we just float through life going, going, going and doing, doing, doing? How often do… Read More How to Adopt a Mindfulness Mindset – Includes a Free Worksheet!
I am not unique in that statement. Almost every woman I know (and lots of men – no men bashing here) wear many hats. But what are those hats? They, of course, look different for everyone. Why am I even talking about this? My hope is that this first post will give you an idea… Read More She Who Wears Many Hats.