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

Up in the Gym, Just Working on my Mental Fitness

We’ve all seen those memes going around that show us that self care isn’t always just bath bombs, getting our nails done and going on a shopping spree, right? I mean, I love a good T.J.Maxx or Home Goods run just as much as the next person BUT, does it solve our problems? Yes. You… Continue reading Up in the Gym, Just Working on my Mental Fitness

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