Running late for appointments and making your parents wait when you’re supposed to be meeting them for dinner can be considered a couple of the downfalls of losing track of time. However, I’d like to argue that losing track of time can also be beneficial for your mental health on occasion. In fact, I may even consider losing track of time as one of my … Continue reading When Was the Last Time You Lost Track of Time?
I recently experienced an intense physical challenge: my first backpacking trip. Here’s what I learned and the advice I can offer you. Continue reading Tired But Grateful: What my First Backpacking Trip Taught Me
One of my favorite memoirs-turned-movie is Wild written and experienced by Cheryl Strayed. Wild tells the story about how Cheryl backpack hiked the Pacific Crest Trail after suffering extreme loss in her life. She used the trail as an attempt to set herself right after getting off track (no pun intended hehe) in the real world. At 26, she had lost her mom, went through … Continue reading Time to Unpack: Clearing Your Mind By Backpacking
Staying centered isn’t easy when someone or something is making you upset. However, falling off the mindfulness track isn’t the worse thing in the world. Continue reading Staying Centered When the World Ticks me Off
It’s difficult not to get down on yourself when you veer off course from working toward your goals. However, I’m here to tell you that it’s OKAY to fall off the wagon now and again–and here’s how you get back on. Continue reading How to Get Back on Track When You Neglect Your Goals
Many of us want to give our creative chops a shot, but fear often prevents us from diving into a good creative session. Here on some tips on overcoming those fears to allow your creative juices to flow. Continue reading The Secret to Creating When You “Don’t Have a Creative Bone in Your Body”
Whenever we’re given downtime, there seems to be a lot of pressure to constantly perform and be productive. However, sometimes it’s OK to take a step back and allow yourself to enjoy some self-indulgence. Continue reading Why do we feel so Much Pressure to be Productive?
Overthinking. Fixation. Rumination. Whatever you want to call it, I do it and I know I’m not the only. The act of rumination is essentially thinking about something to the point where you literally drive yourself crazy on a thought or series of thoughts. For me, rumination typically happens when I think of something that’s gone wrong or something that has the potential to go … Continue reading Escaping Rumination
It’s too easy to judge people based on their dating habits (or lack there of). But maybe we need to stop doing that, shut up, and look in the mirror. Continue reading It’s OK to be Alone…And It’s OK to Not Be
Confrontation is tough, which is why it might feel easier to approach conflict with a passive aggressive communication style. However, being passive aggressive serves more harm than good and there are many reasons why. Continue reading Your Passive Aggressive Methods Aren’t Great