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...

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...

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...

A Respite

It’s a busy time! We close on our house in a week, move after that, and I have some serious personal exploration to be doing right now about a number of things. So it’s time for a respite from the blog for a few weeks. Once I have ushered a few of my ducks...

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...