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 [...]
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 [...]
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-- [...]
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 [...]
Seems like we skipped fall. Some trees with fall leaves snapped beneath the weight of the early ice and snow... I sort of feel similarly.
I slept better than I've slept for a long time Sunday into Monday, but last night it felt like I didn't sleepy at all. I know that's not true though because I remember a dream I had. Anyway, it's always rough when my night isn't restful and my chest hurts because of anxiety and I [...]
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 [...]