As I’ve mentioned several times on this blog, I recently joined a summer axe throwing league. I was desperate for some human interaction, so I joined this league at the height of a depressive episode. Worried that I wouldn’t be able to drag my depressed self there alone, I asked my dad to join the league with me. The local axe throwery has both a … Continue reading How to Completely Suck at Axe Throwing
This week, my blogging buddy Bill was inspired by this NY Times post and got a group of bloggers together to write about what we all believe. Sounds easy enough, right? Thank about some of your core beliefs as you take a read through all of the different beliefs that we chose to write about… Renata (Buffalo Sauce Everywhere) I believe that there are very … Continue reading What We Believe
This week, I wanted to share a list of things that have made me happy and that I’m grateful for the past month. I’m currently in the midst of a depressive episode, and that can make it challenging to see the brighter side of life. On an unrelated note, I’ve also been working on cultivating a gratitude practice. I have so many things to be … Continue reading July Joy!
This is a guest post for my “Getting Real” series. On this blog, we provide “pure human content,” and truly get real. I wanted to give other bloggers the opportunity to come on here and get real with me! I am so excited for the opportunity to invite other bloggers to join me and share their life experience and big feels. Interested in sending over … Continue reading Getting Real with Eleanor: My Journey to Self-Acceptance
TW Eating Disorder, Anxiety, Depression “All good things to those who wait.” – Mother Gothel in Tangled…and someone real, probably. My entire young life, I was the type to put off my happiness in favor of hard work. Get good grades in order to get into a good school. Get a good degree to get a good job. Eventually, you’ll have the time to be … Continue reading Thinking Short-term vs. Thinking Long-term