FREE 30-Day Gratitude Journal

Studies have shown that people who practice gratitude can end up feeling more optimistic, more positive about their lives, and just happier in general.

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Wednesday Musings

I don’t have a deep or insightful article for you today. Just some thoughts on how challenging this degree is for me these days, now that I’m in my internship. I did the math today and discovered that I’m way further behind on my hours than I thought I was. Like, I’m 1/6th of the […]

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Resilience – A Personal Perspective

If you search “resilience” on Google, these are some of the things you’ll find: A dictionary definition of the word, stating that resilience is ” the capacity to recover quickly from difficulties; toughness,” or ” the ability of a substance or object to spring back into shape; elasticity.” A Psychology Today resource that links to […]

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5 Ways a Weekly Planner Helps Your Mental Health

Writing in a daily or weekly planner helps you get a bird’s eye view of your day, which helps reduce stress by improving your time management skills. How this works is simple: If you know you’ve got an assignment due on Friday, then you can consciously schedule your time and spread out that work throughout […]

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2019 Has Been a Hell of a Year

This may sound a bit cliche, but I can’t believe it’s already October. Months have come and gone in the blink of an eye, and I’m a semester and a half away from graduating with my Master’s degree. It’s been about 1 year since I finally admitted to myself and my (then) husband that I’m […]

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What I’m learning from individuals in recovery from addiction

It’s about the midpoint of my first semester of internship. Finally, I’m settling into a routine – I’m getting used to my clients and the clients and staff are getting used to me. One thing I’ve already noticed is how much relief I feel to have ended up where I’m at. I’m going to be […]

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On being a grad student (with chronic illness)

I’ve been sort of pondering about what this blog should ultimately be. It seems superficial to have it just be about planners and other crafts because although those are my biggest hobbies, I feel like I also want to share the person who’s behind all of that as well. Maybe that’s not the best marketing […]

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