I cannot believe summer break is over. No longer are the days of sleeping in, wearing workout clothes all day, not doing my hair, and walking dogs. No more perfectly clean house, dinners done on time, and frequent grocery store stops. Basically, life is about to get busy again. Last year was my . . .
“I have decided to stick with love. Hate is too great a burden to bear.” Martin Luther King, Jr. SO. MANY. THOUGHTS. In light of recent events, I have decided to talk about a topic/issue that is a little messy and political but also important and relevant. As most of you know, a man has . . .
It is finally May! That means spring flowers, warmer weather, and summer break is quickly approaching. May also means Mental Health Awareness month- something that is very near and dear to my heart. As y’all know, I work with kids on a daily basis who struggle with mental health in general. Anxiety, . . .
Since I can remember, anxiety has been a huge part of my life, so much so that it was a part of me, like a familiar frenemy. I remember when I was little, I clung to my mom everywhere we went. I had to hold her hand, I had to see her, I followed her around the house- she was my comfort. When I got . . .
1. Sleep Ever since I was in junior high, sleep has been a big part of my life. I remember coming home from school, eating a snack (or five bowls of cereal, whatever), and sleeping until it was time for dinner. My friends knew that it was my routine and they would not dare wake me from my slumber. . . .
It’s Thursday and I’m sitting next to my fur baby while drinking coffee and watching Good Morning America. Usually I’d be at work, but today we are CLOSED due to inclement weather (whoop whoop!). The first thing I thought this morning as I woke up was “I am SO tired”- and then to my surprise, I had . . .