Pandemic Gift

Weird title right? Yes, I know but I also need a moment to explain myself. We are still living through this pandemic over a year later, and that means there has been over a year of limited access to travel, going out, seeing others, and living life how you used to. That also means there … Continue reading Pandemic Gift

We All Struggle

The stigma around mental health is real. Is it really because of the term mental health? Two words makes everyone cringe, turn their heads, and never want to speak about something? I really have trouble believing that! Obviously it's not just that. It's what people think about when they hear the term mental health. It's … Continue reading We All Struggle

Self-Awareness

A word that keeps coming up in my life. Not something you can give someone but definitely something everyone needs and everyone can personally build. It pays off to be more self aware and yet it remains so easy to continue to distract, run, and ignore the need. Especially during a time like this, in … Continue reading Self-Awareness

Daily Anxieties

Whether or not you have been diagnosed with an anxiety disorder or anything of the like, doesn't mean that you are not struggling right now. It doesn't take away from the realness or the validity of anything you are experiencing. We are all struggling. Every day feels the same. We are in a cycle of … Continue reading Daily Anxieties

Puzzles of Life

The year of the pandemic and no one knows what to do,I take walks, work, workout, and invest in a puzzle or two.Puzzles have always been a form of therapy and focus for me,Something about putting things in their place; where they are meant to be.Taking my mind and focusing on a task at hand,It's … Continue reading Puzzles of Life

New Decade

I entered a new decade yesterday and it made me smileThinking about the last ten years and going out in style.From college to graduate school and entering working life,Crossfit to traveling, and watching my brother gain a wife.I fell in love, moved to Cali, and was diagnosed with OCD,Crushing my soul and living with pain … Continue reading New Decade

Energy to Give

When you feel some internal unrest, you can either wallow in it and focus on those feelings or you can do something about it. For a while now I have focused on what I don't have and just hyper-focused on one area of my life, relationships. I had a nagging reminder of being single despite … Continue reading Energy to Give

The Anxiety of the Times

First of all, everyone deserves to always be in charge of their own mental and emotional well-being. However, for some during this time, it might be a wake up call to anxieties and negative emotions never felt before, stifled down, or ignored for lack of understanding how to handle them. And that's ok too. Give … Continue reading The Anxiety of the Times