What to Do When Pursuing Your Dreams Seems Too Hard

I've lately been struggling with my dreams. I have visions and plans that I want to achieve, but achieving them seems impossible. And yet is giving up the best option? Something inside me says no. Even though it would be far easier just to surrender, if I did surrender, what would I be left with? … Continue reading What to Do When Pursuing Your Dreams Seems Too Hard

40 Self-Care Ideas for a Whole and Happy You

We've talked about self-care in the past and how important it is for everyone to practice. We've discussed what self-care is and is not. But now perhaps it's a good time to look at a few concrete examples for the practice of self-care. I have divided these ideas into four groups based on the different … Continue reading 40 Self-Care Ideas for a Whole and Happy You

5 Strategies to Use When Having a Good Day Seems Impossible

We all have bad days. Sometimes, in fact, it can seem like life is composed entirely of bad days, especially if you are suffering from the dreadful burden that is depression. However, I believe that all bad days can be turned into good ones and that it is not impossible to salvage any day. And … Continue reading 5 Strategies to Use When Having a Good Day Seems Impossible

4 Ways to Improve Your Self-Care Routine (Or to Start One If You Don’t Have One)

Every person on this planet needs to take care of himself or herself. It's something we owe to our dignity as a human being. And besides, who doesn't want to be healthy and happy and whole? No one. However, sometimes we get stuck in a rut or don't know where to start. We all need … Continue reading 4 Ways to Improve Your Self-Care Routine (Or to Start One If You Don’t Have One)

Self-Care for When You Don’t Care

Most of us have moments in our lives when everything is just too much to take. At those moments, life is overwhelming and thought is exhausting. Our feelings become numb--all feelings except for one, that is. Which one is that? The one that screams, "I DON'T CARE!" At such times, you may remember all the … Continue reading Self-Care for When You Don’t Care

My Method for Beating Periods of Depression

We all have periods of depression. I'm not talking here about the mental illness of depression. I mean that we all have moments in which we are down or in which we feel that everything is bleak. These periods are very difficult to navigate, and oftentimes it seems that we cannot get out of them. … Continue reading My Method for Beating Periods of Depression