I remember it vividly. I think I was in the first or second grade. We were asked to dress up as the profession we wanted when we grew up. I, without hesitation, began planning my costume in my head. An artist. It was simple. I wanted to paint, and make art in whatever way possible.… Continue reading What do You Want to be When You Grow up? At 25 I still have no idea.
I'm not huge on makeup, it's definitely not something I'll splurge on a regular basis. BUT- I love skin care products. Skin is so delicate and truly mirrors how you treat it. Of course, what we put into our body is SO important when it comes to how our skin looks and feels, but the… Continue reading My Favourite Skincare Products
First off- I'd like to start this post by saying I love my wife VERY much. I remember when we first started dating I was blown away by her ability to open her mouth and project sounds that didn't resemble a dying animal (Note: I really cannot sing). I was even more impressed when she… Continue reading Being The Wife of A Musician: The Things No One Tells You
I've been wanting to write this for a while but wasn't sure where to start. My first book, Waves, took years to write. It was a bundle of poetry and prose written over the span of 7 years. It was a representation of personal torment and growth. Honestly, it came easily. It was burning inside… Continue reading Why I Stopped Writing my Second Book
It's no secret many of us lose sleep due to stress & anxiety. When our parents checked for monsters under our beds, I wonder if they were thinking to themselves "silly kid, they're inside your head." I've overcome night time anxiety and nocturnal panic attacks. I started having nocturnal panic attacks after I graduated college- likely… Continue reading Coping With Anxiety When Trying to Sleep
Wow. Not quite sure where to start as I feel SO much has changed since I began my naturopathic treatment plan in early December. For Anyone Who's New Here I've struggled with depression (possibly bi-polar according to my family doctor [who I have since left due to her lack of knowledge and bedside manner]), anxiety,… Continue reading Life Update/Recovery Details
My First Experience With Self-Care I first heard the term "self-care" when I was in college studying Child and Youth Care. Our profs would tell us constantly how important self-care is in our profession and how it will ultimately prevent burnout. We would have conversations of what self-care meant, and how to fit it into… Continue reading Self-Care Doesn’t Mean Putting Yourself Into Debt