I know I post a lot about recognizing your own achievements, appreciating yourself, and so forth. What about the days when you can’t see those good things? That’s where your cheerleaders come in.
It can be hard to get motivated, but more than that, it can be a herculean task to stay motivated.
The answer to how to stay motivated isn’t complicated, but it can be slippery to nail down. The answer is, know what moves you.… Read More Motivational Monday: Know what moves you
I’ve mentioned that I have lost most of the past year to post-covid syndrome, aka long-covid, aka PASQ. The illness has many similarities with ME/CFS (Chronic fatigue is what most people call it.) The list of known symptoms, according to the CDC is: Difficulty breathing or shortness of breath Tiredness or fatigue Symptoms that get… Read More Let’s talk about long-covid and fatigue
I had a very rough weekend. I’m going to talk about it for two reasons. One, it may help someone to know how I handle the really huge anxiety attacks. Two, I often feel like a fake, writing about how to handle anxiety, depression, and PTSD when I still struggle so hard with them. Yes,… Read More Top Skills Thursday: Triggered and Fighting
I had a conversation with a friend recently and we discussed what we expect in a relationship. She’s hoping to find someone, but not having much luck. I asked what she expected and what I got in response was a list most would agree is a bare minimum for a relationship that isn’t toxic. We… Read More Motivational Monday: Don’t Undersell Yourself
It doesn’t matter whether you’re physically alone most of the time, or surrounded by people; finding your tribe is a key component of motivation. Your tribe are the people who keep you moving when your own motivation is low.