let’s talk about suicide.

I started physically harming myself when I was 12. I have thought about killing myself multiple times in life. Even after having a child. May was Mental Health Awareness Month … I should have done this in May, but I was “too busy” (read: too scared). Scared because a) there IS a stigma around it … Continue reading let’s talk about suicide.

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rising above the bullshit.

Well, it’s been a hot minute since I’ve posted anything (and I have all these weird bots following me, so I figured I should make my account active again). Much has changed since last October – mostly fantastic! But lately I have been weighed down by some bullshit and it’s taking a toll on me. … Continue reading rising above the bullshit.

battling “mommy fatigue” – 6 things you need to start doing.

Compassion fatigue. It’s a term talked about in the behavioral health world and describes what happens when your emotional tank runs dry. Many professions deal with this: nurses, teachers, advisers, etc. But there is another cohort who can struggle with this too: moms. (Yes, all parents and caregivers can, but Mother’s Day is Sunday and … Continue reading battling “mommy fatigue” – 6 things you need to start doing.