There’s an old saying, ‘The days are long, but the years go fast.’ For me, this last year felt like three. An up and down rollercoaster of feelings and emotions that took me to some pretty deep lows. As therapy for dealing with the pandemic, lockdown, losing my job and other garbage that happened during … Continue reading The Difference a Year Makes
Since I began blogging, I‘ve connected with a lot of great people who are smart, funny, and have great stories to share. As a mid-life woman, I was drawn towards stories from other women about the changes that happen during this time of life. One blog that I've really enjoyed and found very informative is … Continue reading How I’m ‘Navigating the Change’
In a previous post, ‘What Do I Do with This Anger?’ I talked about the repressed anger I was feeling that manifested itself into depression. That post has led me to do a deeper dive into this very common, and often misunderstood emotion. Let’s begin here… What is anger? The dictionary definition of anger is, “a … Continue reading 5 Things To Do With This Anger
For several months now, I have stopped eating once I finish dinner and then my next food intake is the following morning. Not for intermittent fasting, I just wanted to stop eating so much since the gym had to shut down. Well, that changed tonight. After finishing dinner and brushing my teeth, I’m now sitting … Continue reading What Do I Do With This Anger?
There’s a lot of talk within the blogging community about writer’s block, and ‘where do I find inspiration for my next post?‘ As I sit here in my bedroom thinking about what my next blog post would be, I got to thinking about all the different ways I find things to write about. One of … Continue reading Blog Tip: Photos as Writing Prompts
It goes without saying that 2020 was a difficult year. And for someone with anxiety, the changes that came with the pandemic could be overwhelming. The city lockdown, food shortages, disappearing paper products, and separation from my friends all elevated my anxiety levels! Not to mention the virus itself that had infected patients overwhelming hospital … Continue reading 5 Ways Blogging Relaxes My Anxiety