Tag Archives: mental health

On Having Thin Skin

I’ve heard it a lot throughout my life; that I can’t let things get to me so much. There are all different ways this idea has been expressed to me… “You have to grow a thick skin.” “Who cares what … Continue reading

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Pre-motherhood musings

Hello all! Happy New Year! May 2018 be a year full of happiness, health, compassion and love for you, yours and everyone. For my little family, I am hoping 2018 will be a year far different (in a positive way) … Continue reading

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Wise Mind for a Chaotic World

Disclaimer: This post is written by a straight, white, cis, able-bodied, American-born, middle class woman who has a lot of privilege. I am hoping there is a little something for everyone in this post but I also know that much … Continue reading

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Full of ire, don’t lose your fire

CN (Content Note): This post talks about suicide and forms of oppression. Please consider this and the impact it may have on you. If you are feeling very depressed or suicidal, please seek help. This is a personal blog only, … Continue reading

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Loathin’ on Lazy

Recently the word lazy has become an insufferable word to me. Someone makes an off-handed comment that so-and-so is lazy or this whole group of people is lazy and I cringe. Seriously it’s become nauseating to me. It seems like … Continue reading

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Mental health or entitlement or both?

Watching CNN this morning (honestly I don’t know why I start my day watching it, it usually just makes me angry and/or anxious) and the Germanwings plane crash that happened recently. Specifically they were talking about how to prevent such … Continue reading

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Self-care means self-aware

Heads up for talk of trauma and violence. ALSO this is based on my own experiences and reflections and is not meant to supplement or replace anyone’s work with a mental health professional. Since starting my career as a social … Continue reading

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