Sologamy (Marrying Yourself One Good Time)

Have you heard of the term sologamy? Sologamy is simply marrying yourself, although not legally binding.  The meaning behind it really speaks to me and just everything I talk about on here. I wasn’t familiar with the term until recently, but I’ve been hearing more about people marrying themselves and last week is when I…

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Managing Stress Through a Body Scan

I wanted to post this last week on stress management but the plan I had, didn’t work out that great. So, it really was one of those weeks where I just needed to take a minute and breathe. Work stuff was just piling up and literally when one thing finished, there was another project waiting…

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Pushing Through

I posted a little a bit about pushing through on Instagram yesterday  and wanted to just go into more detail. I was easily reminded this weekend, how things can pile up and factor into making you feel unmotivated. A close family friend passed away, I felt tired and exhausted and couldn’t get out of just…

Making Small Moments of Frustration Be Just That

Hey there, hoping you had a good weekend. It’s been a minute since I posted on Monday, may need to pick that back up. This weekend really does seem like a blur, needed one more day.  I did feel a bit accomplished fixing up our book shelf, mixed it up with a few trinkets as…

Pop & Chip (A Good Stress Reliever)

One of the things with my job is the flexibility of being able to do certain things here lately. So, I work in research but with my background in counseling, I’ve been given the task of adding more wellness events throughout our department and other things my team is involved in. One such event occurred…

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When Its Everyone But You

How often is it that when things occur, you’re trying to find every reason to blame others but yourself? I’ve been in many conversations with people where I’ve listened to a story and instead of someone taking fault, where they should have, there’s always a search for a scapegoat on why certain things happened the…

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Leaving your insecurities at the door

One of the things that has always puzzled me is how we can project our own insecurities on others. Could it be that we haven’t dealt with our trust issues?  Maybe we haven’t come to terms with accepting how we look? Or is it just we haven’t been able to find satisfaction in our own…