Consider Your Reason. Why are you looking to take a sabbatical or leave of absence? Is it burn out? Familial obligation? Personal illness, or a need to pursue your passions? OR is it because you hate your job? If it's the last, that you hate your job, consider searching for a job while you still… Continue reading Sabbatical: Yes or No?
Here's to those who "exaggerate." To those who are too sensitive Who cry too much Who are too loud Here's to those who are loved, but not liked by their family. To those who are different Who get the disapproving looks And the head shakes and eye roles To any one who is never taken… Continue reading Exaggerate
Sometimes, as a highly sensitive person (HSP) we can feel like we're all alone. Like we are misunderstood and weak. Or that we're doing something wrong or haven't figured out how to succeed or do things easier like others. This is so far from the truth. Being sensitive can be something great! If you learn… Continue reading Positive Thoughts For The Highly Sensitive Person
Being a rabbit owner is more than it seems. More than small cages and easy hand held pets. Rabbits need to run, to play, they need toys and fresh veggies. If we offer this and more to our rabbit companions, your rabbit can help you with stress. Featuring the bun full of attitude and sass,… Continue reading 10 Ways Your Rabbit Can Help With Stress
For as long as I can remember I have been a bundle of stress. Even during the most happy and relaxed days. There was always an undertone of stress. I can't escape it. I never will. Chronic stress is forever It has taken me a while to come to terms with this. Honestly, the first… Continue reading Trying to Escape Chronic Stress
Featuring Koro (Korosenai) my best feline companion! They never want you to have to go to work when you don't want to. They can always convince you to stay home! They always know how to make you laugh. Sometimes at their expense. Everyone knows laughter is the best medicine! Whether frightened or hunting you'll never… Continue reading 10 Ways Your Cat Can Help With Stress
For the majority of my life I have been running scared. The decisions I have made in my life have been directly affected by how I felt, how scared I felt. When I was 15 I was sexually assaulted. At 16 I unsuccessfully went to therapy, and was diagnosed with "situational depression." Whenever I have… Continue reading Running Scared
These last few months have been a lot for me. From bad health, to stress, lack of sleep, house hunting, and job stress. Just surviving the every day seems like too much right now. Lately I have been feeling nothing but stress, anxiety, headaches, and all the weird symptoms that come with it. I have… Continue reading When You’re Feeling Stressed and Defeated
As much as I enjoy the more impractical and enjoyable parts of self care, the larger more important part is parenting yourself. Doing for yourself what your parents and teachers used to do, everything we grumbled about and cursed them for. Now we get to grumble and curse ourselves because it is necessary and healthy… Continue reading Self Care: Parenting Yourself
I recently, and for the 100th time was doing research on better, newer, unlikely never before tried stress relief techniques, because the ones I have been doing up till now are nothing more than a band-aid. A quote caught my attention and hit very close to home."'I'm not Cognitive Behavioral Therapy wealthy, I am crying… Continue reading Stress for the Working Class, Stress Relief for the Wealthy.