A Rollercoaster: Job Hunting

I’m going through that dreaded process….job hunting. The last three weeks of this process have been a complete rollercoaster. Some well meaning person asked me how job hunting was going, I give an update “still nothing yet” and suddenly feel triggered into thinking I’m useless. “Why can’t I find a job? “What’s wrong with me? […]

Breakthrough

I finally feel like I’ve had a bit of a breakthrough. After the last few weeks of feeling low, in energy, in mood and in general well-being, I woke up this morning feeling different, with a crescendo of energy and zest for life. The motivation I’ve been lacking lately, had finally evaporated off (a little […]

Reader’s Question

As of late, I’ve felt a bit flat. Uninspired, unmotivated and fatigued. I’ve tried a few things that have helped a bit, affirmations, journaling and eating healthier. There hasn’t been a major shift but it’s helpful to have a few strategies that help a little. I’m curious to know… What do you do to elevate […]

Visceral Reactions

Trauma makes my brain overreact often. Due to growing up in an unsafe situation, where by I lived walking on eggshells, there was a constant message in my head “you are unsafe”. Even though there are no threats currently, the unsafe message plays in my mind over and over again. This causes some incredibly emotional […]

The Story Pours Out

I’ve had a really rough few weeks. My mental well-being has plummeted and I have felt flat, anxious and generally fatigued. Out of desperation, I looked to alleviate my symptoms and booked a reiki session with a reiki healer whom had several 5 star Google and facebook reviews. I didn’t really expect it to work […]

Dazed and Confused

I feel as though I’m in a trance. Muddling through each day, smiling at all the right times, wearing the right thing at the right time, saying the right things at the right times, looking “fine” on the outside. Inside, feeling lost and confused, sad and lethargic, apathetic and alone. Appetite has gone, sex drive […]