Summer News (June Edition)

Author’s Note: I wrote this as a draft at the end of June, but it’s taken me a bit to get up the courage/energy to post it here. This summer’s going to be a bit of an odd one. After nearly a year of doctor’s appointments and referrals, it became clear last week that theContinue reading “Summer News (June Edition)”

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7 Things I Learned While Downsizing My Stuff

For most of my life, I’ve identified as a packrat. I was raised by packrats. For example: during my grandparent’s emigration from Bermuda in the 1970’s, my grandfather paid to ship 2 decades worth of National Geographic magazines and his collection hundreds of found glass bottles across the Atlantic. The boxes have never been opened.Continue reading “7 Things I Learned While Downsizing My Stuff”

Managing the Winter Blues

Full disclosure: A few years ago I was diagnosed with Bipolar II, general anxiety disorder and a severe case of social anxiety disorder. Things can be tough sometimes, and medication (so far) hasn’t been a good option for me, but most days are good days. Cognitive therapies have helped me a lot, as well asContinue reading “Managing the Winter Blues”