This is a post for those of us who know that is it imperative that we FIGHT, and simultaneously have a barrier to fighting, whatever it may be. Our barrier is a barrier, but it’s not a shutdown. There is a way to care for yourself and participate fully. If any of the following apply to you, you’re in… Continue reading managing self- and emotional-preservation after the overturning of Roe v. Wade
It’s me again, writing about jobs. In this video, I answered the question “do we have to like our jobs?” (Spoiler: the answer is no. In fact, we romanticize the idea of loving our jobs. YOU DON’T NEED TO. It may have benefits but it also has drawbacks.) Today we’re talking about being interested in… Continue reading when “interest” doesn’t cut it anymore — when to stay, when to leave your job
It sucks when your mental illness colors how people see you. Believe me when I say You’re not your mental illness. Recently at work — since disclosing mental health problems, I might add— I feel as if I’ve been treated differently than before. It’s hard to know if this is intentional or not. I find… Continue reading what to do when you’re perceived as weak at work
The concept of self care as a bubble bath has been covered. So has the concept of self care as "not a bubble bath.” In my POV, both are valid. I wanted to do a different spin. Indulge me as I attempt to bring new perspective to this age-old (like 2 years old) idea. Before… Continue reading Self care is not easy
Whether you identify as an empath or just have things to work on, here's how you can become an empowered YOU. Oh yeah and lots of boundary setting. Classic me!
https://youtu.be/xgXjR4kl8uc “Being insecure and feeling ‘lonely’ is the ultimate recipe for self-destruction. You’ve got to teach yourself to feel secure in your solitude. Boredom is the ideal breeding ground for bad decisions.” - What a Time to Be Alone by Chidera Eggerue Seeking instant gratification and connection from new romantic relationships is one of these… Continue reading A discussion on boundaries in new relationships
https://youtu.be/pun55MIXmSc Today I wanted to share how I am establishing healthy habits EARLY at a new job and what these look like *FOR ME*. I am frankly SCARED that my mental health is going to decline and then mess up me job so i'm really trying to be intentional in the first few weeks for… Continue reading healthy #mentalhealth habits at work *new job* *MY experience*
Hello! I posted a brand new YSN video on YouTube, which you can find below. If you prefer to read content, then follow along with this blog! https://youtu.be/4IDFFw-Ln-U In this post, I will be discussing an introduction to THE YEAR OF NO. Doesn’t that just sound INVITING? Like a carefully curated year of things you… Continue reading you can say No! saying No w/o guilt – the Year of No