So That’s What Burnout is Like
I was excelling at work, investing in my self-care, and bursting with creative projects. I felt great and was even proud of myself. Look at me healing! Pursuing passions! Creating things in ways I hadn’t before!
I Currently Have 19 Active Drafts
I’m not counting the ones that hide in the scraps folder… yet. A couple of months ago I shared some loose ideas to expand my content. They were things I knew I would move into but I wasn’t sure how. Then, big sad wormy brain things happened. Then I went on vacation. Then I got…
January’s Little Cousin—Why February is the Worst Month (for Me)
The body may keep the score, but it’s the brain that remembers what day it is.
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The New Rule of Dating in the Pandemic is That There Are No Rules
Wasn’t dating already enough of a challenge? What even is the dating scene right now? Dating is hard. It just is. It’s never going to get easier. Adding the stress and uncertainty of a pandemic when it isn’t safe to be within six feet of others, it can feel like those of us who are…
Two Things People Misunderstand About the Words of Affirmation Love Language
The key word is “affirmation,” not “words.”
Schrodinger’s Pandemic: The Anxiety of Knowing We May Never Know
By Saturday morning, on August 1, I almost burned my eggs when I realized I was zoning in and out within an hour of waking despite getting otherwise perfect rest.
“Ask a Mortician” is a Good Resource Right Now If You’re Scared or Unsure
Death positivity is about reforming the American death care industry and informing people about death, care (often hands-on whenever appropriate), what it all involves, and ritualizing to process grief and loss.
White Privilege Masks My Ethnic Name in Plain Sight
What if my name was Rei Don? Ray’Donna? La Reida? Do those variations wave a familiar flag, something one can ethnically identify? If you could put a face to those names, would it include my fair skin, blonde hair, and blue eyes?
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