I just thought I was overly busy. But then, I noticed that each day was clipping along, and I was becoming a spectator. No longer was I seizing the moment, setting aside time for me, or even thinking about tomorrow. Events were driving me. Then I spoke with my therapist. “If you don’t put your own oxygen mask on first, how can you help others?” Once again, he saw that … [Read more...] about Depression Was Happy That I Was Neglecting Self-Care
Or is it depression can be depressing? How about, depression is depressing? I want to believe the first one. In fact, I have been struggling with this for the past few days. Why am I so negative? Why am I seeing the bad, not the good, the challenge, not the reward? This whole idea is beginning to sound like a commercial. I have been exploring my attitude a lot … [Read more...] about Depression Isn’t Always Depressing.
The answer is at once stunningly easy and ever so complicated. Obviously, being born was a highlight. Without that, none of this would be possible. And there are key benchmarks along my life’s journey that stand out. These include, but are not limited to: Learning to readLearning to swimGetting my first job delivering papers at age 10 so I would have money to buy … [Read more...] about Here’s my answer to “what is the best thing to ever happen to me?”
Searching the internet for a picture of “not getting out of bed,” I found that Dr. Seuss had written about this. So maybe it is a “thing.” Not Thing 1 or Thing 2, but a thing. It seems almost everyone has trouble at times wanting to get out of bed. With the warm covers drawn around us, our head on the pillow, climbing out into the cold air is not appealing. On top of … [Read more...] about That didn’t last long, now I’m not getting out of bed
It never goes exactly as planned. You try to anticipate every possibility and even plan for the unexpected. But the process of changing the platform your blog is hosted on takes time. My website guru has done a fantastic job of getting my website onto a platform that is more robust. If you ever need website work done, contact her, Katie Wilbur My readership has … [Read more...] about Migrating is Stressful