Anxiety, Mental health, Personal Growth

It Hurts to Change

I have been thinking about change the past two months. Maybe it's the weather. As fall approaches and the sun sets on another humid Midwest summer, I yearn for days of 50 degrees and sweaters, boots and hot coffee, and I am inspired to reflect. As I look back on the last six months, I… Continue reading It Hurts to Change

Personal Growth

No Justin, it’s not too late to say sorry, now.

Can I just start off by complaining about the emotional roller coaster that the last season of Orange is the New Black put us on!?! Now you might be thinking, where is that intro leading us Lindsey? Well, inspired by the episode(s) that include the Restorative Justice program, accountability is on the forefront of my… Continue reading No Justin, it’s not too late to say sorry, now.

Mental health, Personal Growth

Mental Health and the College Experience

It’s May and that means it’s mental health awareness month! Self Love Coffee writes articles every week that touch on mental health, personal growth, and other related topics. We are so grateful to be a part of such a supportive community that embraces vulnerability to raise awareness for mental health. This week I want to… Continue reading Mental Health and the College Experience

Mental health, Personal Growth

W.W.N.D.D. (What Would Normal Danielle Do?)

Do you ever sit back and daydream about what life would be like if you were normal? Or is that just me? I used to wonder if I was alone in going through what I am going through, but I know now, this is not the case. Thank you to the movements that have emerged… Continue reading W.W.N.D.D. (What Would Normal Danielle Do?)

Personal Growth

The Happy Little Wall Flower

“I did a good job socializing tonight.” I say to my spouse as we leave a dinner party. He says, “yes, good job.” We both laugh. It's interesting to me that I have to pat myself on the back for doing something that should be normal. I should be able to have a conversation with… Continue reading The Happy Little Wall Flower