Self-Defeating Thoughts and How It Affects Our Self Worth

Hello all! First, I hope that this post finds all of you wonderful people doing well and flourishing in life! This is a picture of my dog. Her name is Roxi and she is quite possibly my favorite thing in the world. Why is she my favorite? My answer could include all of the adorable… Continue reading Self-Defeating Thoughts and How It Affects Our Self Worth

How to Make Time for What is Important

As I have mentioned in previous posts, I randomly select which quote/prompt I choose for each entry. This entry has specifically been one of the most impactful since I have started this journey. As much as I didn't want to look at my procrastination problem, I knew I needed to address it. I'm not sure… Continue reading How to Make Time for What is Important

Why We Sometimes Fail By Default

When I decided to start this self exploration journey, I asked my roommate if she would choose which quote that I write about first. She gladly did, and I'm sure she chose this one on purpose (thanks Ana). When I really looked into myself as I interpreted this quote, I realized how much I let… Continue reading Why We Sometimes Fail By Default

“You Do Not Have to Be Perfect.”

As I was writing my post on how to journal, I kept thinking to myself: "Am I being clear?" For the most part I think I am. However, I realized that when I read posts like mine, I feel kinda stuck. Like, how on Earth do I use art to journal?? SOO.. what I have… Continue reading “You Do Not Have to Be Perfect.”

A Look at Depression from the Front Line

When I say 'front line,' I don't mean from the therapist perspective necessarily, but from the client perspective; the sufferer. When I was a graduate student, the best advice I received was to get a therapist of my own, for the basic purpose of knowing what it feels like in the 'client chair.' Now I… Continue reading A Look at Depression from the Front Line

How to Start a Journal When Everything Else Hasn’t Worked

Good Morning from sunny (and humid!) South Florida! So I was brainstorming ways to start out this new journey I have going, and I have decided to start by sharing my experience and struggle with journaling. As my About Me states, my lack of focus-power makes it rather difficult for me to put pen to… Continue reading How to Start a Journal When Everything Else Hasn’t Worked

What it’s Like

This is my first blog entry ever!! Well...maybe not ever. When I first moved to Florida, I had a blog through Tumblr that I promised my support from Colorado that I would update regularly. Little did I know how busy my graduate program would keep me. So technically, this is my third blog entry.. Ever!… Continue reading What it’s Like