Being better means going back in time. It means not accepting the changes that lay ahead. Desperately wishing to go back to a place that is comfortable, familiar and worn in. Being better means feeling on top of your game, not under it. Living your best self each and every day, forgetting that no one… Continue reading What Being Better Means
Tag: Mental Wellness
A Moment of Gratitude
Well hello there. This one is from the road as I am currently on vacation visiting with family on the other side of the country. I'm also a day late from my usual schedule, but I've just been having so much fun stopping to write seemed like work that I wasn't prepared to do until… Continue reading A Moment of Gratitude
Tips for the Supporters
It’s like that feeling you get when you’ve almost rear ended someone in traffic, your whole body is tense and vibrating at the same time. Completely out of your control. Leaving the house to check the mail seems like solving world peace. One day you awake two hours before the alarm, ready and willing to… Continue reading Tips for the Supporters
When to say No
Ever have one of those days when despite your better judgement you find yourself becoming more and more upset about something out of your control? You can feel your blood pressure rising, your face becoming flush and no matter how many deep breathing techniques you try to remember there is no stopping this train? This… Continue reading When to say No
The Language of Depression
I did it again. I woke up disappointed in myself, and my progress this morning. Fortunately these days are becoming fewer and far between, but these days still exist and I’m sure you can relate. You were having a good day, a better than average day, and you think because you’ve had the handle on… Continue reading The Language of Depression
For my lighthouse
Once upon a time… that’s how many stories start. Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com This story is different, it took more time than a simple one liner opening, and was far less dramatic than Romeo & Juliet. No this wasn’t love at first sight, more like recognition. As if they’d known each other for years… Continue reading For my lighthouse
Working with Professionals, Part 1: Hey Doc, What’s Up?
Part one in my series "Working with Professionals". This time a look into relationships with doctors. Facing illness both physical and mental comes with its own set of challenges. It can be scary and frustrating and difficult at times. With the right communication, it can also be rewarding.