I am someone who arguably dabbles in self-criticism more often than I should. I’m not entirely sure why it is I’m so hard on myself, but I have been my entire life. I think it stems from my perfectionist tendencies, if I had to take a guess, but I’m sure there are other contributing factors, … More Are you too hard on yourself?
A few days ago, I slept in. This happens to the best of us, but because I could literally sleep through a bloody hurricane, it tends to happen to me more often than I would like it to. One of my responsibilities with the farm is work affiliated with our poultry barn, which includes walking … More The consequences of projecting
Today wasn’t the best day I’ve had. I should probably mention that I write my posts for my blog two days out, so by the time you’re reading this, the bad day has (hopefully) passed. That isn’t to say I won’t experience an additional bad day sometime soon, because without coming across as pessimistic, tis … More Dealing with bad days
These days, more than ever, arguably, it seems as though a lot of us walking around with a lot of pent-up anger and frustration. And, understandably so. The past couple of years haven’t exactly been pleasant in regards to the pandemic and all of its lovely elements, and there are a few of us who … More Mind your tongue
When it comes to relationships of any sort, the aspect of investing and reciprocating effort is a vital one. It is difficult for a relationship to bloom and grow when effort is only being exerted from one half of the two people involved, and eventually, efforts are eradicated as a result of frustration. I am … More The significance of knowing when to move on
Pressure is something we as humans tend to shy away from, which is quite understandable. Pressure can induce feelings of stress, anxiety, fear, and possibly frustration, and it isn’t something we exactly desire to experience (in most cases). When we’re conscious of the pressure we’re under, it’s easy to get rattled and become overwhelmed. This … More How to keep calm under pressure
I wrote a post a while back about the wide array of issues I experienced with the Ontario healthcare system in regard to figuring out what was wrong with my foot. After seeing several doctors, one of which who told me I was making up the pain in my foot for attention and further than … More A lack of trust in the Canadian healthcare system
After having a conversation with a good friend of mine the other evening, I came to the realization that motherhood, specifically for new or first-time moms, is not discussed nearly enough in contemporary society. Postpartum depression, frustration, loneliness and isolation are things that can impact a woman shortly after she gives birth, yet no one … More Why is no one talking about motherhood?
Acne is something I have been dealing with for several years. I first started to get acne in high school, and I expected to see it recede once I finished grade twelve, like a majority of individuals are fortunate enough to experience. This was not the case for me, however, and my acne actually began … More Acne: A Constant Battle