Emerging blogger, Mental health

Emerging Blogger Series: Shrink(ing) Violet

After taking a break over the holidays, the emerging blogger series is back.  It's aimed at community building through giving mental health bloggers who are early in their blogging evolution the opportunity to have their work seen by a wider audience.  It's also a way to introduce you as a reader to some newer members… Continue reading Emerging Blogger Series: Shrink(ing) Violet

Journalling, Seasonal & holidays

2020: New Year, New Bullet Journal

Here's my lovely little man Peanut alongside my 2020 bullet journal.  It's hardcover, and quite a bit bigger than my 2019 journal.  It's got lots of sparkle on the front, which is cool, particularly since I'm entirely unartistic and there's nothing fancy about what I put inside (aside from stickers). I've kept a lot of… Continue reading 2020: New Year, New Bullet Journal

new year 2018
Seasonal & holidays

Starting the year off with some love

Happy 2018!  I never make new year's resolutions because I figure if there's something I want to do I should just do it, regardless of what the date on the calendar happens to be. So instead, I'm going to start off the new year with some love for my fellow bloggers.  I've been blogging for… Continue reading Starting the year off with some love

sunset shown in rearview mirror
Seasonal & holidays

Reflections on 2017

The blunt reality is that 2017 has not been a good year for me.  I have really struggled with my mental health, and treatment-resistant depression makes it hard to find hope.  But as 2017 draws to a close, I can acknowledge that looking back on the bad stuff is less productive than trying to focus… Continue reading Reflections on 2017