The following words were written a while after I began to recover from an onset on Bipolar I. These are the thoughts I was thinking that I couldn’t put into words at the time. I live with mental health challenges, and they affect every aspect of my life, but they do not define me. ThisRead more
You know that moment when you put on a certain outfit and you suddenly feel like you can take on the world? Remember that song that you can’t help but sing and dance to even if it makes your kids roll their eyes? Or that friend that always makes you feel understood and appreciated? ForRead more
On mornings that I’m feeling great and super inspired, I write 3-5 affirmations in a journal. Some mornings I wake up a little tired, irritable, or not very motivated. On these days I write 20-25 affirmations. I say them out loud (which feels silly at first) and use what I wrote to counter any negativeRead more
Below is a collection of advice I would give my younger self. I know my younger self, and she wouldn’t have listened to one word of it. It’s really easy to feel regret over the bad decisions we made when we were previous versions of ourselves. While I was writing this I came to realizeRead more
Planning to purge your home? Not sure where to get started? Here’s a few ideas.