The Black Dog – Depression

This is a video that I’ve watched several times, both on my own and for my Master’s program. It’s one man’s experience with depression, where he likens his struggle to that of a black dog who follows him around, acting like a shadow that hovers over everything he does. Click here to watch the video. […]

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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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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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Self-talk and Practicing Your Art

I made an interesting observation in my head yesterday. I’ve been getting really into making planners, planner templates, stickers, and things like that lately. But what I’ve noticed about that is that, other than color scheme, I’ve been making planner pages that haven’t required a lot of drawing or creativity. Most of the time, I’m […]

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Side Effects and Gratitude

This is one of those mornings where I’m up so early my night-owl soul is dying inside. I barely got a wink of sleep. My legs hurt all night and my girlfriend’s cat decided to appear and disappear in 1 hour intervals starting at midnight. Guess who he wanted to cuddle with? My legs have […]

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