a depressed girl’s guide to getting things done

Oh, hi! It’s time for disclaimers: This post is my guide, not necessarily recommendations to you. Take what resonates and leave the rest! You are not measured by how much or what you do. This is for when you want to get things done and happen to be depressed. things should truly be as easy… Continue reading a depressed girl’s guide to getting things done

i craft for my mental health! (and other benefits)

I have a bit of a lighter post today, talking about ways crafting helps my mental health and wellbeing. I’m excited! I use yarn arts (knitting, crocheting, etc.) as my example of a craft, but of course woodworking, painting, DIYing, etc. are equally legitimate. A step in the upward spiral Particularly people with depression and… Continue reading i craft for my mental health! (and other benefits)

what to do when you’re perceived as weak at work

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

you forgot to love yourself in your own love language(s)

Do you ever feel like, while in bed and just before falling asleep, you're missing something? Not a task, nothing work related, but like something's missing at the very end of your day. One final love ya squeeze. Some self-affirmations. More time to think? Something... I feel this way many nights and yet each time… Continue reading you forgot to love yourself in your own love language(s)