Following Monday's life lesson about anxiety sometimes being an asshole, let's move along to lesson #8: Mental health days are vital to surviving adulthood. Whether you're a full-time student or worker, a parent, or caregiver, it feels like you're constantly on the go. You have meetings, appointments, a millions things weighing on your mind and … Continue reading Life Lessons – The Key to Survival
Well, it's taken us over 2 weeks to get to Day 7. And today's life lesson is: Anxiety. Sucks. It's the reason I'm behind almost a week in this little series I've created. It's the reason I have bouts of anger when I'm in a stressful situation, but then promptly burst into tears when I … Continue reading Life Lessons – Anxiety Should Be a 4-Letter Word
This latest installment of this supposedly 30 day cycle comes over a week from Day 5 due to having issues with a major toothache and a major readjustment to my anxiety meds. Which leads us to life lesson #6: Your mom won't make your appointments forever. Put your adult pants on and just call that … Continue reading Life Lessons – Take a Deep Breath and Call
Today's thought comes from something my grandpa told me constantly as I grew up and began to explore the world. It's probably one of the best things I learned from him before he passed away last year. So, life lesson #5: Make sure you take plenty of pictures along your journey. One of my favorite … Continue reading Life Lessons – Pictures or It Didn’t Happen
So, after battling doctors and dentist visits, I have returned to my tiny corner of the internet to continue with my 30 Thoughts journey. And thus, we have life lesson #4: Friends will come and go, but the memories will last forever. When I was in 11th grade, I ended up transferring to our county … Continue reading Life Lessons – Nostalgia is Inescapable
Currently sitting at the dentist, waiting to have 3 fillings done. Ugh. I hate the dentist.
Life Lesson #3: The views you held growing up are going to evolve. It's up to you to change how you see the world. I grew up in the middle of the Bible Belt. There's more churches in the Galax/Carroll/Grayson area of Virginia than there are businesses it seems. And when you grow up in … Continue reading Life Lessons – Prepare for Change