2020 was probably the most anxiety triggering year people like me have felt in a long time. There were so many unknowns throughout this year, and I’ve shared my own experience with job loss and quarantining. (Please wear your mask!) At the end of it all, I’ve learned 5 important life lessons in finance, health and … Continue reading 5 Life Lessons From 2020
One way I take care of my mental health is to get outside into nature. I guess that’s what appealed to me about seeking out the ‘Christmas Star’ that appeared on December 21st. You can read about it here on the NASA website. The star is basically an illusion created by the planets Jupiter and … Continue reading A Light at the End of 2020
Waiting in line for my COVID-19 test. It’s 8:15am, and I’m typing while my car is parked in line for me to take a COVID-19 test. Parked because the testing doesn’t begin until 9:00am. I can’t even see how many people are parked in line in front of me and there’s a growing line behind … Continue reading The Day I Found Out I May Have COVID-19
Photo by Jill Wellington on Pexels.com ’Tis the season for meeting expectations, decor envy and buying gifts that you may or may not be able to afford. Oh yes, and for those of us who believe, it's also the time to celebrate God. But let's face it, if this time of year was just about … Continue reading 5 Healthy Holiday Tips for Not Going Nutty!
Getting Back on Track Metal wheels spinning on steel rails, with a rhythmic sound that is soothing to hear as I sit with my laptop writing this blog. Only now, the sound is from a Youtube recording of train sounds, so I can listen to that hypnotic rhythm whenever the mood strikes me. And according … Continue reading Derailed: Part Three of Three
The Crazy Train in My Mind Can’t sleep. Can’t stay awake. Can’t figure it out. I have so much energy rising up inside me that I have to do something productive or I may lose my mind! And yet, I’m exhausted from not being able to sleep through the night. If only I could hop … Continue reading Derailed: Part Two of Three
When Life Goes Off the Rails From three miles away, I could hear the sounds of the train penetrating the still night air while I struggled to fall asleep. The horn gave off a commanding blow, warning that nothing was going to stop this massive machine from speeding down its designated path. Metal wheels spinning … Continue reading Derailed: Part One of Three