Posts tagged "self care"

Check Your Vibes: How To Deal With Adult Bullies

Adult bullies can be hard to spot, but once you’ve seen the light on how their toxic, controlling behavior operates, it’s hard to unsee it.

Claire Hannum / August 10, 2015

Check Your Vibes: How To Be Alone (And Love It!)

Someone once told me that on a subconscious level, our biggest fears do double duty as our most secret desires. I’m not sure whether that’s true (most things I fear are too terrible to imagine any positives coming from them), but it would make perfect sense in certain contexts of my life — especially whe…

Claire Hannum / July 27, 2015

6 Unconventional Places To Get Some Thinking Done

Think alone, but with people around. …

Megan Reynolds / March 29, 2015

Depression, Suicide & What I Do When I Need To Get Through The Day

I have struggled with depression and suicidal ideation for years. My darkest period was as recent as 2013. In fact, there was a day last September when I let my guard down for just a few minutes. It was enough time for me to walk into my kitchen, pick up a large knife, and touch…

Carrie Nelson / August 12, 2014

8 Tips On How To Beat The Winter Blues

This time of year is tough. These cold months between the holidays and the first day of spring are like one giant, perpetual Monday staring you in the face. I’m generally a pretty happy-go-lucky person, but when the chilly months roll around, my personality changes. I get down in the dumps over just about everything.

Claire Hannum / January 20, 2014

8 Ways To Be Kinder To Yourself

My main goal for self-improvement this year is simply to be kinder to myself. I’ve realized that my stringent standards, constant self-criticism, and inability to say “no” have done nothing but suck the life out of me. Lately, I’ve been too exhausted to do anything at all. And I know that’s not good. I don’t…

Ami Angelowicz / January 9, 2012

5 Things To Keep In Mind When You Move

Recently, I moved. Before I left my old place, I got rid of 90 percent of my stuff. So, in some ways, my moving experience wasn’t typical. But, I found, I did make a few common mistakes along the way. If I had it to do over again, there are a few pieces of moving…

Susannah Breslin / October 4, 2010