My stress and depression often manifest themselves as pain. And this week has been especially painful. I am doing the work of three people at my job and it is really starting to take its toll on my. I am very much worried that I won't get to stay with my awesome company that is doing great work ... Read More about Pain
Something a little different this week. I love to read. It has been this way since the 4th grade when Mrs. Rosen finally figured out how to get me to like books. I have been an avid reader since. In fact, many of my childhood weekends were spent in my room reading a book. In those childhood ... Read More about Cozy Mysteries
I am not good at taking breaks. But this past week, I practiced. In an effort to combat my burnout, I took a week off work and made a promise to myself that I would not go into my office (my second bedroom) to work on my computer for the whole week. It was really hard, but I managed to do it. ... Read More about Took a Break
My week was not too bad but the struggle with the burnout continues. I am lucky to have a three-day weekend, and that is helping. I plan to spend my Sunday just relaxing and not doing anything. (Spoiler alert, I am writing this on Saturday!) Today, I want to focus on something that has been ... Read More about House or Home?
It has been a long few weeks, but I finally feel like I am coming out the other side. So today, I want to talk about burnout. Burnout is defined by Merriam-Webster as: exhaustion of physical or emotional strength or motivation usually as a result of prolonged stress or frustration. And the ... Read More about Burnout