January in Ohio, for me and most, feels restricted, dull, and... sad. The snow, the extreme cold, the scraping your car for 20 minutes while you let out every profanity thinkable, the lack of time spent outside, and the abundance of time spent indoors; it all becomes a little suffocating for the people like me … Continue reading don’t push, just feel
Why must this fear be constant? The tight chest, the tingling skin, the clenched jaw, the racing heart, the pure panic. Anxiety and Panic Disorder are so exhausting, so overwhelming, that some days just don't feel worth living. When you just want to hop in your car and head to the coffee shop, but for … Continue reading You’re a fighter.
If we're friends or you read my blog, you have seen or heard of the many sweet little souls I get to help raise and care for as their nanny. Yes, being a nanny is my full time job. It is going to be a life long part of my journey, and I am so … Continue reading Yes, you absolutely deserve it too.
It's Friday night, 5:05 pm. My husbands holiday party is tonight, hosted by the company he works for. When he told me about the party a few weeks ago, I was pumped! He loves his job and talks about his co workers all the time, so I was happy to have a chance to finally … Continue reading “It’s listening to those fears and then hating yourself for it”
I've been in a funk. This funk happens often and will stick around for days to weeks. This one has been weeks. Readers who struggle with mental health conditions will most likely relate to said funk, but all can connect to the struggle of staying present to remain positive. There has been constant negativity buzzing … Continue reading muddy water.
My husband and I just returned home to Ohio after eight nights of blissful adventures in Nassau, Bahamas. We backpacked the island, beach hopped, visited historical landmarks, drank endless Sands (Bahamian beer), enjoyed a couple touristy excursions, spent hours in the clear ocean, and made friends with many of the locals we met along our … Continue reading new lenses.
There is no shiny, big dream that I am chasing. After high school I went on to college to major in Social Work. I decided that I wanted to help others emotionally, counsel them, motivate them through life's trials and protect children of broken and unsafe homes. That was the goal I set. Though it … Continue reading create the key