Quarantine Day 9

I actually went out of the house today because I am a mental health therapist, which is deemed "essential." I would agree. Especially now. I went to a deserted office to conduct telehealth sessions. The three that I had went pretty well, despite a few technology hiccups. It did kind of get to me-- going [...]

Quarantine Day 7 (for me)

This was part of my day today ... reading in the sunroom. I forced myself to take the day off- something I haven’t done in a while. And though I didn’t get the creative writing started that I wanted to, I felt better than I have in a long time. Just taking the day for [...]

Quarantine Day 5

The title sounds like a science fiction movie. Sigh, unfortunately it's not. I do want to share with you some more uplifting content and will likely also film a video to say hello tomorrow if I feel up for it. I've been playing with makeup as a creative outlet, so that has been fun, because [...]

Seascape Saturday

Uncertainty is temporary, as all things are. But the sea remains. And the avenues forward will become clear again. I want to preface this post with saying that I am not in any way trying to make light of the current COVID19 situation. It's terrifying. It's unprecedented. One person dying from it is too many. [...]

It’s not often

That I'm at a loss for words, but even if I just bulletted everything that happened today for you as well as my thoughts...I'm not sure it would adequately convey everything. I think the best way to describe it is just a resignation to this old familiar unhealthy pattern I've been in with a few [...]

Toll of Emotional Abuse

This is something I could write a book about... seriously. And I think I've only just begun to deeply understand it. A lot of times when people are emotionally abused, they don't realize that it's happening. At first. They may feel terrible, but especially when the abuse occurs in childhood, it can be seen as [...]

Relationship Obsession

I've given this a lot of thought. I think living in the United States especially ... as well as the influence of social media, really encourages relationship obsession. Meaning that if you aren't in a romantic relationship and posting Instagram perfect photos as "evidence" then there's something wrong with you. Disney movies likely don't help [...]