“Caring for myself is not self-indulgence, it is self-preservation, and that is an act of political warfare.” ~ Audre Lorde Okay, so I know that I said this time last year that I didn't think January was the right time to be making resolutions, that we should all maybe think about postponing them to 1st… Continue reading I’ve Found A Resolution I Can Keep For 2017
"I have come to believe that caring for myself is not self-indulgent. Caring for myself is an act of survival." ~ Audre Lorde Self care, previously known as being nice to and doing nice things for yourself, is greatly stressed as being important in managing mental illness but it's actually pretty important for everybody. We… Continue reading Self Care: 15 Suggestions
“Hope Smiles from the threshold of the year to come, Whispering 'it will be happier'...” ~ Alfred Lord Tennyson Okay, so another new year has just started and everyone's talking about new year's resolutions. Which is fine. I'm not here to be a snarky hipster and hate on the very idea of making resolutions or scheduling… Continue reading Now Is The Worst Time For Making Resolutions
“As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live.” ~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe > First, fix yourself a drink. A nice cup of tea or coffee. A cool refreshing glass of fruit juice. A good whiskey or wine. Whatever beverage you think you'd most like right now. And sit down somewhere quiet… Continue reading How To Be Kind To Yourself
“You can search throughout the entire universe for someone who is more deserving of your love and affection than you are yourself, and that person is not to be found anywhere. You, yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.” ~ Gautama Buddha I've felt very lost for the last… Continue reading Can You List 10 Things You Like About Yourself?
(Image Credit) "Just keep swimming, just keep swimming." ~ Dory, Finding Nemo Today is not a good day. Today I feel bad. Today hurts. I speak four and a half different languages but I still don't know a word to identify the way I feel today. I know that the clinical label is 'Depression' but… Continue reading The Days They Don’t Teach You Words For