Feeling a Little Funky

Last week, I found myself in a bit of a funk. Nothing big happened to put me in that state. Nothing was wrong per say. I just wasn’t feeling like myself. Instead of feeling motivated and excited about life and all the things, I found myself feeling kind of melancholy. Continue Reading

Another Trip Around The Sun

Last March, my daughter declared she was the only one in our family who would have a pandemic Birthday. At that time, the statement didn’t seem ludicrous. It seemed optimistic to think she may be the only one, yet plausible. We had no clue. We had sympathy for her, and Continue Reading

It’s the First Day of Second Semester, and The Pandemic is Still Here

Winter break is officially over, and we are settling back into our routine of getting online to learn and work. There are days when I am struck by the strangeness of it all. Even though this has been our reality for months, it still feels like a bizarre dream, or Continue Reading

Sifting Through The Darkness

November, the month of gratitude, is right around the corner. It’s the time of year when we collectively pause, reflect on, and express our thoughts of thanksgiving.  There is much to be grateful for.  Sometimes the list is like a geyser, forcefully erupting from our hearts and out of of Continue Reading

To My Friend Who is Struggling with Depression

To my friend who is struggling with depression, I want you to know I’m here for you. I may not know what you are going through, but I want to hear about your struggles. I know sometimes when I ask how you’re doing, you want to say “Great!” but the Continue Reading