Working on Us, Week 6

On her blog, Beckie of Beckie's Mental Mess has introduced a set of prompts that touches on mental illness. Each week she offers up 2 prompts for bloggers to use in a nonfiction, fiction, or poetry piece. You can respond to either prompt, or both. For more information, click here. The rules are below. This week, I... Continue Reading →

Self-Care: Chiropractic Care

My lower (and sometimes upper) back is killing me. It has been since sometime last year or maybe last autumn. I can't remember. At first I attributed this to sleeping on the couch which I did almost every night because of my insomnia. Then I thought it was because of the bed. For weeks now... Continue Reading →

2 Ways of Living

How to live seems to be a huge thing now, like "living intentionally" and "living your best life." I first heard of the former sometime last year, and I just don't understand what it means. My therapist explained it to me, but I still don't get the concept. People say things like, "set an intention... Continue Reading →

No More Electronics

Recently, my husband and I stopped using electronics and watching TV while we're eating. It doesn't sound like a big deal, but the habits are so ingrained in us that it just happens automatically: my phone dings, I check it. If I happen to take a picture (of like, my food) while we're eating, I... Continue Reading →

Massage Creepiness

Massage is wonderful for depression because you release serotonin. If you're depressed, your serotonin level may be deficient. It also helps reduce the tightness in your muscles, but you already know that! I used to get a massage every 4 weeks at the salon where I go regularly. Then my massage therapist took another job,... Continue Reading →

3 Things to Do Less Often

The other day I posted 3 Things to Do More Often. Today I'll examine Things to Do Less Often. APOLOGIZE: I say "I'm sorry" waaaayyyy more than I ought to, and about inconsequential things. For example, if my husband and I reach for the same item at the same time, I'll apologize. In the car,... Continue Reading →

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