Ask Reddit – how did your relationship end?

It’s been a gorgeous spring day here in the south end of the city. I missed most of this due to exhaustion. I think my body is still getting used to the new condo. But the sun is shining. I’ve got the windows open and blinds open to brighten up the place. It’s still a…

What is self-worth and how can we build on it?

I was doing some research this afternoon to look up some popular trends in blog topics that I could write about. I realized I have written a lot about self-care and the importance of caring for ourselves during challenging times – but I haven’t touched on the importance of self-worth. This is something that I…

Goal Setting: Making goals for 2021 “checklist”

Well, here we are on the first day of 2021. I always find the start of a new year to be exciting. While I’m not one for resolutions, I think January is a good time to reflect on what you want to accomplish during the year. It’s a great time to write down a plan….

Self-Care: How to avoid burnout at work

Burnout is something that we all face in our lives whether on a personal level or in the workplace. In my career field, working with social workers and child intervention – the burnout rate is extremely high and concerning. There was actually a shortage of social workers who were available and well enough to do…

Living Well: Coping with anger

For many years, especially in my twenties, I struggled with anger issues from past traumatic experiences. It took me a long time, nearly twenty years to be exact, to finally open up to someone I trusted about my experiences of sexual abuse and abusive partnerships. The first person I told my entire story to was…

Conflict Resolution: Dealing with difficult people (repost)

Fitness Challenge: Mental health is just as important as your physical health Disclaimer: this post is not aimed at anyone in particular – just some things I learned in training over the years. I decided to re-post this as I’m searching for courses that I can take over the summer. In continuing with my Fitness…