Weathering the storm: Being realistically positive + rainy day office OOTD
fashion / ootd / personal growth

Weathering the storm: Being realistically positive + rainy day office OOTD

For after all, the best thing one can do when it is raining is let it rain. —  Henry Wadsworth Longfellow   The saying “when it rains, it pours” has proved to be true not only in recent Virginia weather patterns but also (for the last week) in my love life. It’s become one of those … Continue reading

This is what my life with mental illness looks like
personal growth / recovery

This is what my life with mental illness looks like

May is Mental Health Month. Mental Health America’s theme for 2016 is “Life with a Mental Illness.” My posts this month will cover personal experiences and opinions dealing with my own mental illness issues, which may be triggering to the reader. I am also simply a person in recovery- not a medical professional and my … Continue reading

10 things I tried in 2015 + 10 things to try in 2016
personal growth

10 things I tried in 2015 + 10 things to try in 2016

At the precipice of 2015, I declared this year my year of adventure. And I definitely had many experiences that could be classified as both adventures and misadventures, depending on your definition of mental and financial stability. An accurate tagline for my 2015 would be: “started from some terrible emotional bottoms and now I’m here. … Continue reading