Right now we are in hard times. 2020 feels like a dystopian novel that just won't end. It is hitting all of us and I wanted to take a moment to push for self-compassion and to warn you of emotional exhaustion and the very real dangers that come with not looking after yourself right now.… Continue reading Emotional Exhaustion and Self-Compassion in Trying Times
The state of the world is uncertain right now. Our livelihoods have been completely changed. It's hard. It's sad. It's worrying. However, there are still some positives to see and seek right now in the world's current situation. Here are some of those that I've found for myself... Check out my list of things to… Continue reading Positives on the World’s Current Situation (podcast)
Most of us around the world are stuck inside due to a virus that came out of nowhere...and that really sucks. Except, as long as we're healthy, we writers have been presented with an opportunity: more time to write! With this in mind, I wanted to challenge you. For those who don't know, NaNoWriMo is… Continue reading For Writers: Quarantine Writers’ Challenge!
During the time of the Coronavirus outbreak, we're all feeling very afraid and uncertain. But this isn't a new feeling. We all go through periods of uncertainty that make living our everyday lives hard.Here are some general (and some specific) ideas about how to shift to a positive mindset during uncertain times. Focus on the now… Continue reading Positive Mindset Shifts for Uncertain Times
We're all stuck inside and therefore our mental and emotional wellbeing will take a hit. Not everyone pays attention to their mental health, but we all should, especially right now in these trying times. Here are some of my ideas about how to cope and care for yourself right now to maintain mental and emotional wellness… Continue reading Mental and Emotional Health Tips for Self-Isolation
I don’t want to make light of this situation. It’s devastating and affecting so many lives and livelihoods. However, if you are someone who has to self-isolate (as many of us are) then here are some ideas to help you keep in good spirits. Read...like a lot!Catch up (on whatever it is that you've fallen… Continue reading Ways to make the most of self-isolation