Wellness Wednesday

I try to allow myself to take credit for things I've done well, but it's hard to feel good about myself sometimes. I passed my comprehensive exams without needing revisions and defend them orally tomorrow. It's hard not to feel like the faculty went easy on me or something, but I'm trying.  And after someone [...]

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Wellness Wednesday: Conscious Releasing

I still do not feel very well, and even when things are going well for me on the outside, it usually does not resonate on the inside. I have been focused on my PhD program, as I should be. I just passed my comprehensive exams without needing to make revisions and I won at $500 [...]

Binge Eating and Trauma

I think I've recently realized just how much trauma affects every aspect of your life. Like, every aspect. Even when I'm feeling pretty good, I find myself looking for things that I should worry about or that I might have forgotten to pay attention to, almost as if my brain is like uncomfortable with peace. [...]

Wellness Wednesday: It’s Just Work

Comprehensive exams and dissertation proposal under way ... normally I would be completely out of whack with my chest hurting with so many things looming over my head. But, for whatever reason, I've learned to develop the mentality that it's just work. That is not to say that I don't care about doing a good [...]

Wellness Wednesday: The Semester is Eating Me Alive

Wednesdays have proven to be a crazy day for me (please excuse the late post)... especially because with my new IRB position, we often have meetings Wednesdays. Anyway, a male boss/mentor of mine recently shared with me when we were talking about our profession (counseling) that men often feel like they can open up more [...]