It's funny, but the moment you announce that you're pregnant, tons of advice (wanted and unwanted) come pouring in. All in good intention, but it can be overwhelming for a new mom-to-be. Despite this, it was not a surprise that I came to discover a few things on my own once I became a mother. … Continue reading 5 Things I Learned as a New Mom
One of the most anxiety inducing things for me is doing something new on my own. I don't have a lot of confidence in my own ability to conquer on my own. I also am fearful of being lost or not knowing what to do when I have to go to a new place that … Continue reading Facing the Crowd – Solo!
After my father had passed, I was stuck. The past years were a whirlwind of school, work, family, hospitals and more work. I wasn't focused on myself too much, and just really did what I could to keep chugging along. It also meant that I made unhealthy choices when it came to my own well-being. … Continue reading Sudden Changes
via Daily Prompt: Cranky I used to readily admit that I was a negative person - easily irritated, and never believed that things would just work out. I suppose it had a lot to do with my past and the experiences I've been through. I was perpetually cranky. When people questioned the irritable look on … Continue reading RBF or Cranky?
via Daily Prompt: Heal After my first postpartum panic attack, I knew I needed help. In fact, I was desperate for it. I recognized that this was something that I couldn't battle on my own, and that if I was ever going to get better, it would be through the help of others. Sometimes, we … Continue reading Postpartum Depression / Anxiety: Finding the Right Therapist
I came across an article a few weeks ago which struck a chord with me. It references the importance of leaving work on time. It’s not that I think that the author is wrong about this. The part that really got to me was the categorization that those stay late in the office are … Continue reading Does my job make me a loser?
How an intense form of exercise impacted my self worth