Doing what it takes to be successful at work and at home. Photo by Ann H on Pexels.com I don't want to rule the world, just my little part of it. I have ADHD, which means that I have always had trouble focusing on my tasks. This post, for example was started 21 hours ago, … Continue reading Micromanaging My Life
Photo by Sharon McCutcheon on Pexels.com Here in Canada, we celebrate the first Monday in September as Labour Day, a day to remember all of the efforts of the people who have fought so hard for things like 5-day work weeks and 8-hour work days, overtime pay, paid holidays, and so many other things that … Continue reading The Importance of Fun to Building Resilience
Photo by Sunyu Kim on Pexels.com As an advocate for mental health in all its forms, even those that are less than helpful, I've always tried to be open about my own mental health concerns. I've been off work for a couple weeks because my anxiety decided to be more of a hindrance than usual. … Continue reading Right Meds = Big Difference
Unless you venture off the road and look for places to be immediately and completely present with your city, you miss the opportunity to find its hidden beauty.
Today's book is one of several that I finished during my time away, and one that I really wasn't sure what to expect from it. I knew it wasn't likely to be an easy read for me, but I didn't expect to both like and dislike the author at the same time. I've never really … Continue reading 52 Weeks, 52 Books – Book 19
So, after a bit of an exciting time away, I'm back from the first part of my vacation with some new books under my belt! As I mentioned in an earlier post, I was never one to read graphic novels, but today's book is another piece of evidence that I was wrong in my thoughts … Continue reading 52 Weeks, 52 Books – Book 18
Photo by Lukas on Pexels.com For those of you who have been paying attention, you've probably noticed a conspicuous absence of posts or activity on my part. That's because I've been working on something that is incredibly important to me and which is taking up a lot of my time. We've successfully soft-launched, and the … Continue reading What am I up to?
At the end of the day, resilience is built upon people who are happy and healthy, so I have one final task for you today. Go and spend the day with the people you love, doing the things you love. Build relationships, make memories, and lean into each other as you work to become more … Continue reading The Foundation of Resilience
As I've moved deeper into my career, one of the things that I've found is that I keep expanding my work quantity to fill the hours I have available. I've started to buy into the idea that my value is measured in the amount of work I do, and how "Busy" I appear to be. … Continue reading Trying to Become Un-Busy
This was a chance to indulge my inner Broadway and general music geekiness. As someone who spent a number of years in music lessons as well as having a heavy rotation of music courses through High School, I've been a fan of good music (at least in my opinion) since a young age. I try … Continue reading 52 Weeks, 52 Books – Book 13