Little Wins Count!

I’ve written before how I am super hard on myself, like, really hard on myself. Something I try to work on every day is to focus not what I am maybe mad at myself for, but what I am proud of myself for. It doesn’t have to take a huge accomplishment to be proud of […]

My Psychological Testing

About a month ago I had a series of psychological tests done. I’ve been thinking about doing this for a while since my therapist and I started discussing it. Honestly, I didn’t even know there were tests, let alone how many there are! This will be a longer post, but I hope it’s helpful for […]

I’ve Been 25 for two Days

Yesterday was my 25th birthday and I’m feeling some things. I’m the kind of person that loves my birthday. I love getting a group of friends together and just letting go of any stress and having a good time, and that I did. I know some people treat their birthday like it’s no big deal […]

Sometimes You Need to Shop Around

Going to therapy can be tough – especially if you have never gone before. It can even be tough if you used to go, and go back again, which is okay! I had a therapist when I was younger and after a while, we just didn’t click anymore. I wasn’t connecting and opening up as […]

Have Some Healthy Competition!

Something that I struggle with on a daily basis is comparing myself to others – that’s been an issue for me for as long as I can remember. There is a fine line between looking to others for inspiration vs. comparing yourself in an unhealthy way. Sometimes my jealousy can get the best of me […]

Refining Your Mondays

We all know the Monday blues – some know it more than others. For me it’s been a little more tough than usual since I don’t live with my boyfriend and him and my family aren’t in the same place as me anymore. Although I love my independence and living in Chicago – it can […]

Working From Home and Mental Health

Working remote, home-based, telecommuting – all of these terms for working from home has been increasing immensely since 2005, by 115% to be exact. About 3.9 million U.S. employees (2.9%) work from home at least half of the time. In the next ten years it is predicted that 38% of full time staff will be […]