January 2018: Gratitude

Since last spring I have been dutifully writing down three things every night that made me grateful during the day. Here is my list from January 2018: Epsom salt and lavender bath. A giant reading chair, a gift. Clean clothes, clean sheets, clean start. A charcoal gray harness for Mugs. Ginger beer at the Abbey.… Continue reading January 2018: Gratitude

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101 Things I’m Doing in 2018

The year of healing and conquering fear. Like many people, I'm still struggling to catch up with the grief and trauma of 2016. On top of wading through the painful political turmoil of the past two years, I also experienced several incredible losses, some self-inflicted, some normal turnings of the universe. Both my writing partner… Continue reading 101 Things I’m Doing in 2018

101 Acts of Self-Care (for People With Anxiety)

Take a hot bath with lavender and epsom salt. Read a book. Sing a song out loud. I like this one. Tell someone your feelings. Punch a pillow or punching bag (seems silly, but it will make you feel better, even if you don't think you're angry about anything). Let yourself breathe at yoga. Affirm yourself: “I… Continue reading 101 Acts of Self-Care (for People With Anxiety)