Tag Archives: stress

Moving at speed

The joy of vacation days; it’s divine to have paid time off, I’m so grateful. Even though I can’t use cannabis, I’m doing other things to get my stress level down; walking, biking in the sunshine, class at the gym, … Continue reading

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More than this

Instead of saying asking how people are, I want to ask “How is your mental health today?” Merely because I look around and see that tension has risen drastically, and I think we as a society are going to see … Continue reading

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romantic

What an interesting time to be alive. On one hand I have so much hope for humans to do fantastic things – and on the other hand, holy shit. Because a lot of people are in  distress and trauma, it’s … Continue reading

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The right words

And here I sit, staring at the screen just like you are, with a thousand thoughts whirling around. If only I could put the letters in the right order and combine the right words, I would speak directly to your … Continue reading

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One stitch at a time

I give up; this is not working for me at all. Being trapped at a desk surrounded by angry people and constant drama – when I work hard to create a calm and peaceful life – ugh I have to … Continue reading

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The other side of the desk

I’m so glad that I don’t work in the pediatrics unit. I have a badge that allows me access to all parts of the hospital, but that area is really hard. All those years of teaching and working in classrooms,  … Continue reading

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Old habits

I need acupuncture so badly that I’m almost ready to start poking myself with my ballpoint pen. Old habits die hard; that was totally me wallowing the other day, forgetting everything I know about recovery and how to help myself … Continue reading

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Corporate

I admit it; I hate my new job. Surely I can do better than this. There are some fun things about it- hot flirty men in Carhartts!- but overall it’s not a good fit. I thought it would be a … Continue reading

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