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: Series
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.
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.
How to go About Planning and Time Management When There’s Just. Not. Enough. Time. (Including 5 Tested Planning Tips)
Planning out your day is bound to confront you with the limitations of time. I ran into quite a bit of that confrontation in the past week, and here are some of the things I’ve learned…
Healthy Relationship Practices: What Part of You is Setting Boundaries? (including 6 Steps to Healthy Boundaries)
Our boundaries are personal, and the way we set them often is as well. But there are some general principles that we can use to do so. The way we set our boundaries matters, and the energy behind them has an effect we often overlook.
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?
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…
Healthy Relationship Practices: Owning Your Sh*t
In any interaction, there is more than one party, and every party has their influence. In romantic relationships this is even more the case, yet we are often blinded by what we contribute to the funk we may get into at times…