like flashes of lightning

I really have to work on dealing with those moments I get knifed in the stomach with random but intense anxiety. They usually come when I let my guard down. Or as I’ve been saying a lot lately, when I’m not “frantically trying to distract myself.” It’s weird. It’s terrible and scary, but the wholeContinue reading “like flashes of lightning”

Mindfulness Practices and Self-care Routines (aka: how I’m learning to chill the fuck out)

  I’m not usually too keen on buzzwords.  Probably because I’ve never been one to go along with the mainstream’s idea of what the cool thing to do is.  And I certainly believe that “mindfulness” is a buzzword, along with the now-cliche term “self-care.” These are popular partially because society says they should be: they’reContinue reading “Mindfulness Practices and Self-care Routines (aka: how I’m learning to chill the fuck out)”