Chronic Illness · Chronic Pain · Mental Health · Personal · Recovery · Short-term/Acute Illness

A Moment of Learning to Live (Visibly and Differently) with Less Shame

I was tired of saying goodbye to help and hello to societal expectations that give me unnecessary pain – so I stopped.

Mental Health · Recovery · Short-term/Acute Illness

Guest Piece: What Stresses You Out? 4 Self-Care Strategies for Modern Day Worries

We typically stress about four things—our country’s future, money, work, and politics. This is where self-care comes into action.

Book Recommendations · Chronic Illness · Grad School · Mental Health · Personal · Recovery · Religious · Short-term/Acute Illness

Fighting for the Present in the Middle of the Past and Future

We must integrate the reminders “memento mori” and “memento vivere” in order for us to stay present in “ordinary time.”