Over a year after the deepest darkness of my depression, my life looks very different, and the way I handle the darkness when it arises is also quite different…
Category Archives: Living
Goodbye and Thank You to 2022
2022 was a big year for me, with huge personal growth and personal discovery. I’m in such a different place than I was a year ago, and so grateful for what 2022 brought me.
Alone on Christmas Eve…
Being alone on Christmas Eve may seem sad, but whether or not it is very much depends on whether or not it’s your choice or not…
Oh the Cycles We Go Through!
As a woman, the word ‘cycle’ conjures up one pretty specific cycle that we go through about once a month. But there are many other cycles that govern our lives as well, even though we are prone to seeing time as being linear. Maybe it’s time for an update on time…
1 Year After the Start of My Burnout: What Helped Me Heal and Which Insights I Take With Me
A year ago I was home from work for the first time, not knowing that I wouldn’t be going back for the next foreseeable future. I went into a darkness I hadn’t seen since my early twenties, but slowly climbed back out. Here’s how.
Identifying Your Invisible Stressors
Sometimes we feel stressed without really knowing why. It seems our lives haven’t really changed and yet we are overwhelmed. But are we really seeing all there is to see?
Where Is Your Shadow? And What Does It Look Like?
We all have graves in our yards of things we buried long ago, things we don’t want to see or know. Sometimes, we even forget they are there. But knowing our shadow, and taking the time to look at it, is vitally important.
Where Did Our Innocence Go?
At one point, we were all innocent children. But would you still call yourself innocent? And if not, where did your innocence go?
What Do You Need to Stay Connected to Something or Someone?
Going from blogging twice a week for two years, to only writing once a week might seem easier to keep up, but I’m actually running into unexpected difficulties…
100 Ordinary Things That Make This Life Extraordinary
Our lives don’t need to be grand, glamorous or adventurous to be extraordinary. There are plenty of ordinary things that make life absolutely amazing!