Wellness Wednesday

I'm going to try to keep this mostly positive. I have come so far in what I am able to do. I'm no longer completely terrified of making mistakes. I care less about if people think badly of me. If someone doesn't give me the time of day then I don't need them in my [...]

Wellness Update

As I've been reflecting on my new instructor teaching journey, I really don't think I've been putting my sanity first as hard as I've tried. Next week is the final week of the 5 week sexuality class I'm teaching and I'm sicker than a dog and I never get sick. I feel achey. Feverish. Head [...]

Wellness Wednesday ish.

Wednesdays seem to be the worst day for me to keep up with my blog. Lol. But the alliteration is just too good. I'm currently reflecting on the statement that "good therapists go to therapy." If I haven't always believed that, I absolutely do now. It is so helpful to know yourself well if you [...]

Wellness Wednesday: Self Expression

In some ways I feel like my psychology and counseling training has ruined me. In the best possible way, of course. Let me explain. I spend a lot of time analyzing people. Dealing with their innermost thoughts and emotions. So when in my personal life people seem unwilling or unable to be forthcoming and honest [...]

Wellness Wednesday: Back to the Wild

There is nothing like going to the sea that brings me back to my wild nature. I try to hold onto it as best as I can. I am also reading Women Who Run With the Wolves by Clarissa Pinkola Estes, PhD, a Jungian psychoanalyst. It is absolutely beautiful, food for the soul, with its [...]

Wellness Wednesday: The Sea

  I quite literally fled Pennsylvania for the sea to avoid the last of the atrocious weather for this Winter, as well as things I simply don't want to deal with. Whenever I return from the sea I always have a better perspective and handle on things. I'm regrounded and realigned with things that actually [...]

Wellness Wednesday: Trauma Response

Hello internet and happy Wednesday. I haven't been very happy today, but I guess I can be proud that I worked out anyway and have been trying to stick to my resolution of working out regularly at the Y. Yay. On to the wellness topic for this week. It can be extremely hard to take [...]