Mental health often discusses Imposter Syndrome as it relates to our role in the workplace, but I don’t think I have heard it in relation to depression… but I’m actually thinking it quite does.
DO the thing you fear, DO something in the direction towards where you ‘wish’ you were but don’t believe you are. Every time you do something a little outside of your comfort zone, a little outside of that identity that you allow yourself to have, you will erode your false belief that the “you can’t do that” voice is accurate.
Not taking time for yourself is often connected to being (addicted to being) ‘in service to others’. But being consumed with “fixing what’s broken” can have the same result.
What do you love about the experience of living? I love so many, many things – some of which come from their opposite.
Life lessons from a COOKIE: How some rogue baking nourished me with some fundamental insights on life.
A meditation to leverage your mind to improve your acceptance and benefit from the Covid vaccine.
Why do we fear challenging ourselves in new areas of our life? We have dreams, ambitions – things we’d love to see if we can do, see if we’d love them as much as we think we would. Yet we don’t try. We fear failure. But what if we changed our perception?
It’s coming up on that time of year… That one-year anniversary where we can all remember the last thing that we did in the public, or with the public, before everything changed from covid. So, I am planning a covid party. The extent of the “party” will of course be my husband and my mother. …
The Perfectionistic Dark Side of Experimenting For Your Health: When you use all that awesome health knowledge to beat yourself up.
Why it is important to keep complete resolve while avoiding potential allergens and food reactions.
“Don’t be a quitter”
Ever notice how many virtues there are which are noble to teach a child, yet become self-limiting and self-defeating after we hone them to perfection as adults??
Why is it that whenever something becomes commonplace, or routine, that we lose our appreciation and wonder of it?
Reflections on new year’s resolutions, when so much of what we took for granted has changed.
Not accepting a ‘bad’ situation does not make it go away, it only makes it worse. Sometimes, acceptance of a ‘bad’ situation is all it takes to create some space for something new and good.
What I wish I could have understood back when I was depressed.
Life-changing peanut butter hack revealed (perhaps inspired by Dr. Seuss).
Using a time-honored technique, I resolved my debate of cost vs quality regarding reports of adulterated olive oils.
Getting Philosophical About Dandelions
There are more ways to listen than with our ears. Our bodies communicate to us all the time. When is the last time you’ve listened to what its been trying desperately to tell you?
Life eventually gets all of us down at some point or another. This isn’t failure … it’s biochemistry. Here are some options to bolster your reserves.