Wellness … Thursday?

I can't believe it's already December. This year flew by, and for the most part I have been pretty consistent about posting every Wednesday/at least once a week. I plan to continue doing that into 2019. As for this week, yesterday was a pretty jam-packed day for me so I didn't get a chance to [...]

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Women Invest More of Themselves

Somehow amidst all of my end of semester madness, I am doing some extra reading. I am reading a book about the trauma related to experiencing infidelity in a relationship. The author makes the claim: Women are more easily traumatized because they invest more of themselves in relationships. I agree with this. It has been [...]

Wellness Wednesday: Spring Will Come

When the cold and the grey of Pennsylvania start getting me down, I have to remember that Spring will come. That's hard to remember on days when my anxiety gets the best of me. It's a constant battle. Today, at this very moment, as I type this before going into a meeting at my university-- [...]

Wellness Wednesday: (Almost) Everything Can Wait

  The sea relaxes me... hopefully it relaxes you too. Been struggling with anxiety/mental health/relationship stuff lately. My work seems to be the only thing that's on point, but then I get overwhelmed with my to-do list and I have to remind myself that it's ok to take a day for myself, and literally do [...]

I’m not doing well.

I think throughout my doctorate program I did a pretty good job of keeping up with self-care until now. I think being stretched so thin and having to immerse myself in so many different research projects and presentations has finally caught up with me and I can't think straight. I try to make a list [...]