This week has been crazy busy. I absolutely do not approve. I didn’t exactly have a choice in crunching appointments in back to back, but I really dislike doing it. I work a later shift, and I have my mornings to myself. I am fiercely protective of my morning hours. Having to give them up… Read More Freeform Friday: Lots of thoughts
Weekends, the time when we’re not working the job that pays the bills. It’s supposed to be “time to rest” but so often, it isn’t. We get invited to family functions, out with friends, and we don’t feel right turning down those invitations even if we sometimes feel like we don’t have the internal resources… Read More Self-Care Saturday: Turn down the Invite
Having given you an idea of what it looks like to have EMDR therapy, and what the research shows about how it works, I thought it’d be helpful if I describe my own experience with an EMDR session. I know not all therapists are created equal, but the sessions will likely be similar.
I almost feel I should offer an apology before each post in this series. I am very biased in favor of EMDR therapy. DBT was what saved me in my 20’s and made me functional enough to survive raising kids. Not worthless at all. A few years ago an event set off the PTSD so… Read More Therapy Tuesday: EMDR
I’m sharing this in part because I feel I owe everyone an explanation for dropping off the face of the earth. Also, it’s possible that somewhere in here, I’ll have information that will help someone who is just beginning their struggle with post-covid symptoms. This will be a long post as there is much to… Read More Freeform Friday: An abbreviated version of the past year of my life.
I’ll have a longer post on Friday about all the long-covid stuff, just to catch everyone up on what has happened, but today, I’m going to motivate you by taking a different approach to motivation. Today, I’m telling you to accept your limits.… Read More Motivational Monday: Accept Your Limits