Thoughts on life, writing, art, and health.
Everyone has been in that place where something needs to be done, but they just don’t want to do it. We come up with excuses, we whine to our peers, we say, “I need to do it, but I don’t wanna.” It’s taken me almost 5 years to master how to do anything without feeling […]
"Mindfulness" conjures up meditating with the eyes closed, zen gardens, pleasant and lush streams through green vistas, breathing exercises, and the occasional burst of gong and incense. But it's much more than that. I bring mindfulness into every aspect of my life, including my freelance work.
I love the starts of a new year, new month, new week, new anything. Beginnings are my favourite part of a project or a goal. It's the middles and endings I struggle the most with. Even in a new year, I find myself slogging through the middle of the calendar by June. But not in 2020!
This social media break, I'm taking a sabbatical and focusing on creative endeavours! I explain my motives and present some fancy charts to highlight the importance of taking a social media break for mental health.
There are many ways to manage mental illness, and my favourite way is to set mental health goals. I set some for 2019 in honour of #BellLetsTalk.
First off, you deserve congratulations for finishing a first draft. Way to go! (The definition for “finishing” is up to you, by the way.) Now you’re faced with the daunting hellhole known as… revisions. It’s hard to start editing a first draft, especially when you begin to think about all the words you’ll have to […]
Self-care isn't only what we do, or where we do it, or who helps us with our wellbeing. It's never just about the space or the activity.