I used to think that the way I thought about my body reflected the way I treated it, but what if that’s not the whole truth? What if it’s actually the other way around?
Category Archives: Living
Is Being Impulsive Really Such a Bad Thing?
Going somewhere on a whim, following your nose wherever it takes you, forging the iron while it is hot… doing something impulsively can be really fun! But what are the drawbacks? And is there a way to keep the good and let go of the bad?
Why Watch Any Negative News?
For a long time, I stayed away from any news mostly because I didn’t want it to negatively impact my mental health. But there’s a downside to that, which I discuss in this post.
What We Want and What We Need
What we want and what we need, or what we think we need and what we really need… sometimes it’s hard to figure out which is which and to strike a balance between those different needs.
How to Find Your Creativity (Again)
When we go through our busy lives, it can be easy to lose track of our state of free-flowing creativity. Sometimes we only notice that it’s been gone when we catch a glimpse of it again…
The Pros and Cons of a Staycation – and 7 Tips to Make it a Success
Though we had planned to travel this past week, our plans changed due to medical reasons. We turned our vacation into a staycation, and it was a lot of fun. There were some pros and cons, and some things we learned along the way…
7 Tips for How to Survive Summer Vacation with Kids
Summertime with children can be intense, especially when you’re not working and the rhythm changes completely. Here are some tips for a great summer for both parents of neurotypical and neurodivergent children.
Going From ‘No’ to ‘Yes, if…’
Sometimes things seem impossible, or we are unwilling to do them in the way they are prescribed or the way we imagine them. At those times, it can be useful to see what adaptations you could make to turn your ‘no’ into a ‘yes, if…’
Welcoming the Quiet
The last week, it almost seems as if life is coming to a stand-still. Should I be worried? Should I do something about it? These are some questions I explore in this post.
Decisions: How to Approach Them and How to Finalize Them (Must You Really?)
When we are faced with big decisions in our lives, it can be almost paralyzing. The following lessons I learned from a friend/coach and my therapist have greatly reduced my decision stress. Maybe they work for you, too.