So I’m Back in Therapy

As I mentioned in this post Vulnerability , I wanted to work on becoming more comfortable with vulnerability. Dr. Brene Brown’s TED Talk showed me that I still had a good amount of work to do. Recently, I started going to see a therapist again. Since this was one of the main ways that helped… Continue reading So I’m Back in Therapy

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Anniversary on WordPress

A few weeks ago, it was my first anniversary of being on WordPress. It was a whole year of committing to blogging on a regular basis (once a week). When I originally decided to create a blog, I did not know if I could keep it up for a year. I was not sure if… Continue reading Anniversary on WordPress

Visit to the Water Fountain

A few weeks ago, I decided to visit a huge water foundation that is near my area. It was a short walk, like a few blocks away. I quickly walked over to the park where the foundation is located. I was excited and felt eager to get there. It became increasingly quiet on my way… Continue reading Visit to the Water Fountain

Ways I Jump-start my Creativity

Just like everyone else, I go through periods where I don't feel creative and I need something to spark it. Below are some of the ways I get my creativity going during low times: Reading other people’s works such as blogs, articles, poetry books and other types of books. Recently, I read Bored and Brilliant… Continue reading Ways I Jump-start my Creativity

A Period of Disconnect and Rest

In order to recharge and get my mind back together, I have a habit of disconnecting from everything and everyone. I disconnect from all of my routines, projects, obligations, my phone, and interactions with people. The only person I would interact with is usually my mom. In my Alone Time post, I talk more about this… Continue reading A Period of Disconnect and Rest

My Sleep Routine

In my previous post Sleep Really Makes a Difference, I said that I would go over my sleep routine so here we are. This is my sleep routine for the school year, during summer break my sleeping schedule usually changes. Around 10:00pm I start to get ready for bed. I usually play music as I… Continue reading My Sleep Routine

Sleep Really Makes a Difference

A few weeks ago, in class, we talked about our sleep habits and how they can really make a difference in our lives as future clinicians and the lives of clients. My professor emphasized the importance of checking in with ourselves and our future clients about sleep habits.  We completed a questionnaire about our personal… Continue reading Sleep Really Makes a Difference

The Queen of Overworking Herself is Trying to Give up Her Crown

When I started my first semester of graduate school, I had to take a research methods class. I accidentally signed up for one in the doctoral program instead of a master’s level one. A week before class the professor emailed me because she was looking at the list of names for her class and realized… Continue reading The Queen of Overworking Herself is Trying to Give up Her Crown

Being 100% Positive and Happy 24/7 is Unrealistic

On social media, being positive has become a trend. Although, I hope people are trying to integrate it into their lives and make it an actual lifestyle. Some people seem to be only doing it for the likes and attention. People like to post quotes, some of which are overused and cliche, and their personal… Continue reading Being 100% Positive and Happy 24/7 is Unrealistic

Unhealthy vs Healthy Coping Mechanisms

At the end of a previous post Mentally Preparing for the New Year, I emphasized using healthy coping mechanisms as way to be mentally prepared. I decided to write a separate post about unhealthy and healthy coping mechanisms to talk more about them. Unhealthy coping mechanisms are basically destructive to you in one or more ways/areas… Continue reading Unhealthy vs Healthy Coping Mechanisms