Writing helps. Writing helps my, sometimes debilitating, depression. My mind is akin to my heart with words instead of actual blood. Just as my heart pumps blood on a very regular basis, my mind pumps out words all day, different times, every day. I sometimes come across a home, scene, animal, or piece of earth … Continue reading A Haiku A Day Keeps Depression Away
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The Fourth of July...close your eyes and what do you see? A spewing of red, white and blue everywhere? Bright red brake lights highlighting the epic traffic jams for miles while families tow RV's and boats slowly up to vacation homes and camps? Do you see the bright hail of fireworks illuminating the humid sky … Continue reading Self-Care Challenge for the 4th of July: 5 Ways to Stay Sane
For many years, I was fooled. I thought I deserved a pint of vodka (ok, a liter to be honest) or a glass of wine (or a box...ok!). The days had been long for me in high school and college...so long in fact, that often they blended together so two to three days were really … Continue reading You Mean Self-Care Isn’t A Pint of Vodka?