Yes, this is an October version of my July Joy! post. Yes, “optimism” is the only word that started with the letter “o” when searching for synonyms for “joy”… As I wrote in no uncertain terms two weeks ago, depression has been hitting me hard recently. As someone who identifies with my job and struggles when I don’t have much to do, this stretch of … Continue reading October Optimism!
Happy New Year, everyone! As someone who is a firm believer in both the power of positive thinking and also in accepting yourself as you are, I am in a constant flux between “New Year, New Me!” and “I’m perfect just the way I am.” This year, I am splitting the difference and striving to celebrate the minor victories that I accomplish. After a lifetime … Continue reading Celebrating Small Victories
Has it been a year already? You know what they say, “time flies when you’re complaining to strangers on the internet!” If I’m being honest, my depressed brain assumed that I would give up on doing this blog only a few weeks in. Or at least, I’d post a lot less frequently because I didn’t have any ideas. I’m proud of myself for sticking with … Continue reading Blogiversary: How Blogging Has Helped Me