Mental Health Monday

Talk About Death

Monday's on this blog are starting to become "What rabbit hole did I fall down on YouTube Last Week" articles. On that note, I recently discovered a YouTuber who happens to be a mortician. And talk about death. And what happens afterwards. Boy, did it hook me. First of all, the channel is called Ask… Continue reading Talk About Death

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Mental Health Monday, Running, Yoga

Give Your Feet A Break

Am I done talking about feet? No. Am I done talking about vacation? Yes. Kind of. Getting back from vacation and dealing with two very tired feet may have partially inspired this blog. So let's get into it. We use our feet a lot. We run around on them. We stand on them. We keep… Continue reading Give Your Feet A Break

Mental Health Monday

Readjusting After Vacation

So you've just gotten back from vacation. Well, actually I have. But we've returned from our vacation back to normal life. What do you do? Panic? Stress? Moan and complain? Or is it possible to actually stay happy after you return from vacation? I think it is. Photo by Alex Powell on Pexels.com Let's not… Continue reading Readjusting After Vacation

Mental Health Monday

Mentally Preparing For Vacation

Hello, hello! I'm already on my vacation, but you guys here won't notice a difference in my uploading since I managed to plan ahead! At least, that's what I'm hoping. But the idea of planning blogs and work ahead of time brings me to a very important point. We need to prepare for vacation, especially… Continue reading Mentally Preparing For Vacation

Mental Health Monday, Motivation

Navigating Failures

Hello and happy Monday! The idea of "Monday" has brought about the idea of failure. Failing to wake up on time, failing to get to work on time, failing to finish something by a deadline, etc. All these failures come in with the work week. But we know about these. We're familiar with the small… Continue reading Navigating Failures

Mental Health Monday

Non-Religious Words Of Comfort

There are a lot of different people out there, religious and not. There are those who believe in prayer but many who don't. Sometimes, the "I'm praying for you" is meant as a kind gesture but I've found that it's a religious write-off. It's the "I'm helping you without helping you" approach. But it's not… Continue reading Non-Religious Words Of Comfort

Mental Health Monday, Motivation

Add Self-Care To Your Routine

Hello! I've returned from my break. Yes, I know I harp on self-care. But what advice blog doesn't? Today though, we're going to look at why you should add self-care practices into your routine and how you can go about it in a healthy, sustainable way. And we're going to start with this: junk food and sitting on the couch isn't self-care. It's… Continue reading Add Self-Care To Your Routine

Mental Health Monday

Respecting Boundaries

I might not want a hug today. But I might want one tomorrow. I might not want to talk about one thing, but am eager to talk about something else. I might not want to visit every week, or call every day, or even hear about certain things. And that's okay, those are my boundaries… Continue reading Respecting Boundaries

Mental Health Monday

Be Gentle

With your significant other, with others, with yourself. Be gentle. With Valentine's Day approaching, it's a perfect time to talk abut love. Last Friday I talked about the word "love". Today I'm talking about what it means to love someone and how we can cultivate more love in our lives. First things first, be gentle.… Continue reading Be Gentle

Mental Health Monday, Motivation

Wake Up

To your life, to your decisions, to your attitudes. Wake up. Do you think that you have endless time to be miserable? To putz around doing nothing at all? Do you think that you have time let goal after goal slip away? Do you think you can get away with putting no effort into your… Continue reading Wake Up