We are almost 4 months into 2019 (come through ARIES SEASON, my fiery self is ready to shine) and I have been slowly working towards my biggest goal of this year: to be more in control. Let me start off by saying this- I do not define being “in control” as having it together 24/7. Being “in control” doesn’t mean everything is rainbows and butterflies … Continue reading 5 Positive Mental Health Habits to Adopt
Welp… I wanted to do a weekly blogging series, and here I am on post #2 in said series…. nearly a month after post #1. Whoops. What can I say, I am not always the most reliable with posting content. Anyways… let’s dive right into it. Lesson #1: Not everything is worth the argument. Lately, I have been so irritated. I think the stress caused … Continue reading Lessons from Last Week: Week 2.
Today was a pretty great day. My department had our first team bonding outing, we went boating on the beautiful Pacific Ocean along the California coast. We sipped wine, lounged on a yacht and had a delicious lunch. Although I have found my job to be stressful and overwhelming at times, I felt happy and at ease today. When I got home, the overthinking began. … Continue reading The trouble with overthinking.
Earlier this week- Monday morning, to be exact- I came to a pivotal realization. I’ve been struggling with how others treat me, and I’ve allowed myself to be consumed emotionally by situations that are completely out of my control. I woke up Monday morning at 3:45 a.m. and was unable to fall back to sleep due to crippling stress and what ultimately turned into a … Continue reading It really is the little things.
Hello friends and strangers, long time no blog post. My bad.. May has been one hell of a month, to say the least. I thought about this post approximately 3 days into the month of May. The past few months have taken their toll on me. I hit an all-time low point in my struggle with alcohol. Work has been difficult and things are constantly … Continue reading Mental Health Awareness Month.
I need to rant about how stressed out I’ve been for the last few months. It feels like every time I check something off of my to-do list, I think of 10 other things that need to get done. Every time I accomplish something, I know there’s so much more to do. I am trying to be the best employee, daughter, sister, granddaughter, fiance, and … Continue reading Adulthood is chaotic and messy.
I have always hated this about myself. I can be having a great day, feeling confident and happy, and one little thought or statement can change the entire course of the afternoon. For example, today. I called my dad to ask him what I should do when I receive a phone call from the company I am hoping to work for, if they offer me … Continue reading When one little sentence can throw you off.