I work part time as a librarian. Before that I, like many of you, had some preconceived notion that librarians had relatively easy jobs. You shelved books, gave people library cards, and wore cardigans like they were going out of style. Well, all of these things are true, but I didn't realize just how much … Continue reading Wrist Exercises For Carpal Tunnel & Tendonitis
"Follow those that shine and you will be led to the light." - A client's husband; two hours after getting out of a surgery that successfully removed all existing traces of cancer from his body.
Things become okay. And by okay, I mean you will eventually reach a point where you can function on a normal human level, keep up with your work, and enjoy the weekends like any self respecting person. Things might not be okay right now. I get it. I've been there. Things might not be … Continue reading Things Become Okay
I am often reminded of a quote from a muay thai fighter from the Philippines. To paraphrase, she said something along the lines of: "American women look good, but they can't fight" This is a quote that has stayed with me through my life as something profound. How does the rest of the world view … Continue reading There’s More To Life Than Being Beautiful
I used to be very depressed, and very anxious. There was a voice in my head constantly berating me and degrading me, telling me I wasn't enough and I shouldn't even try. I projected that negativity onto everyone around me, but mostly I projected it onto myself. But that voice did something else too; it … Continue reading Antidepressants Killed My Creativity