Category Archives: Fool’s Journey

My Struggle with Self-Care

  

In this post, my goal is to share one of the big self-care strategies that has worked for me. I don’t claim to have all the answers; I just believe in being open about my mental health struggles in order to hopefully help destigmatize these struggles and to share tools that may help others. I have seen several counselors, and… Read more »

The Energetic Well

  

I’ve been frustrated with myself over the last couple of years for failing to stick to my plan of regularly posting on my blog and of posting daily on my Instagram. But I’m done being frustrated with myself. I’ve been a busy, busy bee. Not just in my daily life of juggling depression and cptsd with teaching and grading and… Read more »

Don’t Tell Me To Look For The Silver Lining

  

Don’t Tell Me To Look For The Silver Lining I’ve been away from my blog for quite a while now, mostly due to attempting to get a handle on my depression and some recent trauma. I’ve done a lot of thinking about trauma, emotions, conflict, positivity, and negativity. Here I try to organize these thoughts. I know there is a… Read more »

A Fool Stumbling Through Life

  

Oh boy! I’m ready to return after an extended hiatus. Life has thrown me a lot of curve balls, and even though most of them have been good it’s been quite a job adjusting to my new life. Mr. Donkey and I have moved back to our hometown, bought a house, and started new jobs. I was planning to stay… Read more »

Do Nice Folks Finish Last?

  

I have had a really rotten day today. I’m already dealing with the depression issues, of course, but I’ve had three different instances of being treated really poorly today. Like really, really poorly. It’s got me wondering, do nice folks really finish last? Because today it sure feels like it. I try my best to be a good person. To… Read more »

Lost In A Depression Hole

  

Oh goodness. It’s been real dark and gloomy over here in my head. I’ve let myself fall off the wagon of daily routines which help me keep my sanity. Like tarot! I even missed my Monday Meditation this week. Not good! So I pulled out the deck I’m getting to know this month (Golden Tarot) and asked “How can I… Read more »

Magical Animal Messenger

  

Last night I had the most wonderful visit from a beautiful Barred Owl. I followed her on foot as she flew from rooftop to treetop around the apartment complex. She was stunning and didn’t seem to mind my company. It was a truly magical experience. When I returned to the apartment, I decided to pull out all of the owl… Read more »

Seeds of Abundance

  

I’m participating in a challenge hosted by @violetauraphoto on Instagram, and today’s challenge is the Spirit of Abundance Spread. So I thought I’d really explore and elaborate on the spread here. Position One: Seed, a beginning or something that needs nurturance King of Wands I am really fascinated by the Animal Totem’s description of this card. It speaks to me… Read more »