Depression is like sliding down a hole in the ground. It makes you wonder what’s the point of doing anything, going down is inevitable. Continue reading How Low Will You Go?
The past month has been incredibly challenging as the feeling of overwhelming stress crashed upon me. There were physical manifestations and mental lows. Many of my friends seem to suffer from this especially during the fall. Continue reading Learning from Overwhelm
As my mental health was going down the tubes over the past 5 years, my house was a constant source of stress and pain. Continue reading Life Decluttered
For the first few years of my kids’ lives, I thought that yelling at them was my way of disciplining and teaching them. But over time, I came to notice that 1) I wasn’t consistent in what I yelled at, 2) I had some specific triggers, and 3) while some things might have made a little sense to yell about, other issues were way too … Continue reading Raging at Kids is Signal: Need Self Care!
“Mommy,” my 11-year old gravely starts off, “Mommy, I know that you probably won’t be too happy about this, but I think I have to tell you anyway.” As a parent, you are always worried about your children, their safety, their happiness, their future… As I braced myself for his confession, I tried to guess what this was about, predict how I might react, manage … Continue reading The Perfection of Mediocracy