mental health

Mental Health Monday: It’s Time to Get More Help

Dramatic or not, I am tired of feeling this way, and pretending it isn't happening isn't making anything better. So something has to change.

mental health

Changing My Behavior: Apparently I Can’t Think My Way Out of Mental Illness

I had a pretty rough week. And changing a few behaviors hasn't eradicated my shame. But it has shown me that I am not completely prisoner to it.

Girl with dark hair in pink hoodie looking sad and being comforted
mental health

Mental Health Monday: 10 Reasons People Don’t Reach Out When They’re Depressed

It can be really hard to watch someone you love experience mental illness.

Woman carrying boxes doing junebugging cleaning
20-something miseries, mental health

Junebugging: The Easiest Way to Clean Without Getting Overwhelmed

When you clean by junebugging, you pick an spot you want to clean, and keep bringing yourself back to that spot, no matter where you wander through the cleaning process.

Bad day in quarantine
being a writer, mental health, motherhood

A Good Day in Quarantine vs a Bad Day in Quarantine

Even if your coping mechanisms aren't the healthiest or most Instagram-worthy, they are helping you survive this truly extraordinary and horrible time.