What I said to a coworker yesterday, how I will style my hair tomorrow, will I have enough money to pay rent next month... normal thoughts that keep people up at night, but in this new world of a pandemic my thoughts tend to stray in a different direction. Do I have enough supplies to … Continue reading Before I sleep…
I was out with some friends the other night and made a passing comment about someone who walked by us. I was swiftly reprimanded by one of my friends who said, "we will not be body shaming anyone that is unacceptable." I hadn't even realized that was what I did until she had said it. … Continue reading But first let me apologize…
This week I have been inspired by a new quote: "It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred … Continue reading Be vulnerable, Be the Man (or Woman) in the Arena.
Sorry I haven't written in a while, it has been a stressful couple of weeks... The other night I got to thinking about how life is a series of cycles. Like good or bad things coming in threes, stress filled weeks are followed by weeks of boredom, or you go through good moods only to … Continue reading Beware: Life is a Rollercoaster… Hold on Tight!
Dear 18 year old me- You are on your way! You just graduated and are ready to go off to college. You chose a big school so that you could make a name for yourself. You chose a college that would expose you to new things. You chose to go to school out of state, … Continue reading Brittany, a letter to my 18 year old self
Job hunting... Not for the faint of heart, but also necessary for survival. No matter what stage of the job hunt you are in, whether you are just graduating and looking for your first job or looking for a new adventure, the process is filled with ups and downs. I can only speak to how … Continue reading Bolster Your Fortitude Job Hunters!
“Love seeketh not itself to please, Nor for itself hath any care, But for another gives its ease, And builds a heaven in hell’s despair.” - William Blake Love, the topic on everyone's mind this week with Valentines Day fast approaching. No matter if you are single or in a relationship love is on everyone's … Continue reading Be yourself, the rest will follow
The impact stress can have on us can be enormous, so big that you may not even realize all of the side effects. The obvious effect can be headaches, nausea, over eating/snacking, tension pain throughout your body, the list goes on. Many people around the US deal with stress on a daily basis of varying … Continue reading Buoyancy in the New Year
Resolutions season is upon us! We are mid way through January, how are your resolutions holding up?? Mine are going okay as of now, hoping to maintain or improve on them throughout the rest of the year. I know some people think resolutions are dumb, or pointless because they can be broken so quickly in … Continue reading Bring in the New Year with Boundless Courage
Holidays are a time for families. Families gathered around the kitchen sharing stories and laughs. For some this is hard to do. It is hard to find joy this time of year when faced with loss or a serious diagnosis. You don't normally think about, or hope that in not thinking about it you are … Continue reading Beleaguer the holiday with hope.