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The Eyes Have it: The Effects of Burnout

“You are not weak for leaving a job that is bad for your mental health.”  The picture on the left is in March, before lock-down when my team was a team of three.  This was when the work was balanced, and we had physical interactions, we were doing the damn thing.  The picture in the… Continue reading The Eyes Have it: The Effects of Burnout

Life, Mindfulness

Bullying: It’s Not Just For Kids

“Bullying made me feel insecure, alone, ugly, powerless, and hopeless at times.” ~ Kate Gosselin We’ve all been subjected to it at some point and time in our lives. Over the last few years, there has even been widespread coverage surrounding It. From the President of The United States to even our own friends and… Continue reading Bullying: It’s Not Just For Kids

Life, Mindfulness

Relief: Finding your Therapist

Therapy was something that I was ultimately against.  I never found a purpose for it, or rather, I never saw a therapist who was committed to my experience. The first time I tried therapy was in 2008.  That therapist was more focused on finding ways for me to relax, and the one thing I walked… Continue reading Relief: Finding your Therapist

Life, Mindfulness

Stressed Out: Toxic Work Environments and Mental Health

Did you know that 52% of employees believe they work in a toxic work environment? (White, 2019).  You might be thinking that a toxic work environment is solely a workplace filled with drama, but it is so much more than that, and toxic work environments can be dangerous to your mental health. Thanks to the… Continue reading Stressed Out: Toxic Work Environments and Mental Health