A brief note on Writing Yourself Happier

I’m just going to write a quick note today, but feel it’s an important one- especially nowadays when the pandemic seems to go on and on- and we can always use a little happiness. Basically, I’m asking you to use your creativity- to know it is there in you- because we are all creative beings-Continue reading “A brief note on Writing Yourself Happier”

Surrender

  What does it mean to surrender to the feelings we have, the sadness, the joy, the uncertainty, the anxiety, the pain, the love, the overwhelm, the calm? Does it mean to give up? To stop trying? No. It means to stop fighting it and to go with the flow. Be in the flow ofContinue reading “Surrender”

Some days we are more raw

Some days we are more open than others, more raw. Whether that’s due to the moon or the universe, the evening news, anniversaries of events, the weather, our own cycles in this world, the ongoing pandemic, who knows? But we can claim these raw moments and love them even if they are hard. I wantContinue reading “Some days we are more raw”

Conflict Drama

Pent up for months in our homes, muffled behind masks in public, hiding from everyone we don’t live with, we’re bound to have some anger in there somewhere. Right? And who do we take it out on? If we live with people, probably them. If we live alone, maybe someone else we are in contactContinue reading “Conflict Drama”

When Time is Weird

Time right now is so strange. It seems to move fast or slow. It’s hard to remember what day it is; they all seem to blur together. We can look at a calendar, but even that doesn’t totally help. Our sense of time right now during this pandemic is warped, or at least mine is.Continue reading “When Time is Weird”

Finding meaning… or not

Right now is a good time to reflect on our lives, on the world we have created, and on what we want for our “now” and for our future, but sometimes that feels like too much. It may be that you don’t want to sit and contemplate what the meaning of all this is orContinue reading “Finding meaning… or not”

Greeting your Body

We’ve never been through a pandemic and all of us are in it together, though we know we are not all in the same situations. One person may have lost their job and be worried about paying their rent or having enough to eat. Another person might not be going through that, but may beContinue reading “Greeting your Body”

8. Live your values out loud

Are we being who we say we are? Psychological studies have shown that as people become more authentic, they become happier and their psychological wellbeing increases. Throughout our lives, we create ourselves, come into ourselves, and develop ourselves more and more into the people we want to become. This is why when we are teenagers,Continue reading “8. Live your values out loud”

5. Ways to write yourself happy

Welcome to my blog about writing to have a stronger sense of yourself and a stronger mental health! Basically, the goal is to write yourself to be the strongest YOU possible. I have decided to post this blog on Tuesday mornings rather than Mondays. This will hopefully make me and everyone happier. So,… speaking ofContinue reading “5. Ways to write yourself happy”

4. Improving your self-talk

Self acceptance is a habit that is greatly linked to life satisfaction. Sometimes, to get to that self acceptance, we have to practice positive self-talk. This can be in the form of you repeating to yourself that you are strong, confident, smart, interesting, etc. Example: “I am smart. I can do it.” Or- this canContinue reading “4. Improving your self-talk”