All tagged mental health

White Space Explained + How to Get More of It

Do you ever have that feeling where you’re so overwhelmed, and the world is going so fast around you, that you kinda just burn out and stop. You can feel the time passing you by, but just exhausted by the amount of work you’ve taken on you don’t feel well anymore? I found myself in this position a lot over the past few months. I had taken on additional work and trying to over deliver on promises. My calendar was filled to the brim, each minute accounted for. Because if I was going to maintain thriving relationships, sustained peak performance at work, a good body through working out, and healthy pets who need attention and walks. I should have known that only have one to one and half hours to myself per day, which were usually taken up by eating dinner and watching some tv, wasn’t going to lead to a fulfilled life. 

Five Powerful Benefits of Journaling + Tips to Get You Started!

The day I decided to start journaling was March 24th of 2017.  Finding myself in the midst of a major life decision that would take me from Texas to California and likely alter the course of relationships and the like for the foreseeable future. 

As someone who strives to be optimistic and keep a level head at the same time, I found myself struggling to make sense of the emotions and thoughts that filled my mind. I needed a way to organize the mess and fast!