Self-care
20-something miseries, advice, being a writer, megan sorts through her own emotional nonsense, mental health

Today’s Hard-Won Lesson in Self-Care

To everybody out there struggling to take care of themselves, to get their work done, to take a shower, to get out of bed, to breathe in and out, I get it and I’m with you. We can get better at this self-care stuff together.

New Year's Resolutions
advice, current events, megan sorts through her own emotional nonsense

New Year’s Resolutions Without All the Shaming Bullshit

Disclaimer: I’ve never done this before, so who knows if any of this is a good idea, but I’m willing to give it a shot because perfection is the enemy of progress.

Dandelion floating away
advice, how-to, megan sorts through her own emotional nonsense, mental health

How to “Break Up” With Your Therapist

Unlike a romantic breakup, your relationship with your therapist is all about you, so if it isn’t working, you should explore other options.

Acne skin care products
20-something miseries, being a woman, hair, skin, and other elements of physical appearance, megan sorts through her own emotional nonsense

I Was Not Too Sensitive, I Was Right- Acne Edition

I was not being dramatic, I was not misinterpreting anything. I was reacting rationally to an irrational situation. I just hadn’t learned that this is how it is to be a woman.

Two kids sitting in a field with a phone pretending to be adults
20-something miseries, megan sorts through her own emotional nonsense, things you might find funny

Drinking Water is Hard, And Other Reasons I’m Not a Real Adult

I’m learning how to do things for myself. With no one watching, no one counting on me, just…doing it because it needs done, because it’s part of being healthy and happy and successful.

Woman scared she might be pregnant (not me!)
20-something miseries, being a woman, megan sorts through her own emotional nonsense, things you might find funny

Pregnancy Scares in Your 20s Are Weird

I would adjust. That’s what I keep telling my baby that I feel terrible for hoping isn’t there. "I will love being your mom, it just wasn’t the plan right now so I’m freaking out. Mommy does that a lot. But she loves you."