I’ve been thinking about it all weekend, maybe even all year, how fortunate I am to simple have the basics in life; abundant food, a warm bed, supportive family, loving friends. We often think of them as “the little things,” when in reality, they are the big things. Life is not about how many vacations … Continue reading Even in a year full of hardship and obstacles, my heart is overflowing with love and gratitude.
The past two months have been insane! I started a new job (well, kind of- I was laid off in May and they rehired me!). I turned 23. My aunt had ankle surgery and I became her caretaker. I temporarily moved to SF and I’m currently staying with my aunt, which also coincides with my … Continue reading 7 Days of Self Care & Learning to Incorporate Self Care in to My Daily Routine
I remember purchasing this journal in San Francisco, just after my relationship of four and a half years ended. At the time, my head was so clouded that I couldn’t even put into words the emotions I was experiencing. I felt numb. My aunt and I were walking around Target, getting some laundry detergent and … Continue reading A Love Letter to My Journal (+ journal prompt for anxiety and self-worth!)
2020 has been a really rough year for me mentally. Physically, I have a lot to be thankful for and my situation is not half as bad as others. But emotionally, it has taken such a toll on me. Through this, I have struggled in seeking help. I have felt like speaking up was admitting … Continue reading 6 Baby Steps to Take When Seeking Help is Overwhelming
It’s been a very long time since I wrote or posted anything on here; but not because I haven’t wanted to. I keep thinking about writing or about posting something, and then, my insecurities show up to the party. With that classic Mean Girls walk-in montage, they enter my thoughts and immediately make me feel … Continue reading Pushing aside Perfectionism for Passion
Yesterday, when discussing how upset we have been with the events happening in our country, my mom asked me if I had been writing lately. You see, whenever I have felt lost or disheartened, I have turned to words for comfort. I have looked to quotes for wisdom and guidance. I have journaled for clarity. … Continue reading In a World of Uncertainty, This I Know for Sure.
I have anxiety. Yup, I said it…. on the internet… for everyone to see. Because the best thing we can do to combat the stigma around mental health is talk about it! Each generation changes the world in some way. And as much as people may hate on millennials and say we talk about our … Continue reading 6 Tips for Combatting Anxiety from Someone Who Has Been Through It