• Mental Health
  • The Depth Year – Midway Update

    So, somehow it’s already the end of June and I find myself halfway through my self-appointed Depth Year. My intent was to blog more as a part of this deep dive and so far it’s been crickets and a lot of “Work in Progress” Word documents scattering my desktop –good thing I still have 6 […]

  • Mental Health
  • On Mastery and Simply Showing Up

    Two summers ago, I spent my Thursdays in hospital conference room completing an Emotion Regulation Skills Group as part of my release from the psychiatric ward. It feels like a whole world away, sitting here on the cusp of the summer of 2018. Yet, I couldn’t possibly be where I am now –probably wouldn’t be […]

  • Mental Health
  • Social Media Vacation Week 3: Balance

    I have made it to week three of my self-imposed social media sabbatical. I’ve had a few moments of temptation, but I don’t actually miss it all that much. I’ve caught myself a few times after taking a photo on my phone and reflexively wanting to post it on Instagram, but I haven’t slipped up […]

  • Mental Health
  • Taking a Social Media Vacation

    I’m taking a social media vacation. I know I’ve tried this before and failed spectacularly, but hear me out. After completing my 6 month Clothing Shopping ban at the beginning of the month, I realized how well the cold-turkey approach worked for my brain.   The thing about me is that I give up easily […]