When I was a little kid, I would wake up and would struggle to fall back asleep. Instead of closing my eyes and counting sheep, I would lie awake for hours and often would wander the house because I was bored. My mom would try to keep me in my room by installing the child… Continue reading 5 Ways to Build a Better Atmosphere for Sleep
For months -- MONTHS -- I dreamt of nothing more than packing a bag and leaving town, but something continuously stood in my path: snow, Covid-19 variants, fear, anxiety, and most especially my lack of being vaccinated. On Saturday March 20, I received part one of my two part vaccination for COVID-19. (Since I know… Continue reading Here’s Looking at you, New Haven
It's National Sleep Awareness Month and this week -- March 14-20th -- is Sleep Awareness Week. This may, or may not, come as a shock to you, but everyone needs sleep. I know, crazy, right? Sleep is one of the most important sources of recovery for our minds and bodies. I'm neither a scientist nor… Continue reading National Sleep Awareness Week
It's my birthday! Well, not officially. Sure, today is March 11th - my birthday - but I was born at 7:11 pm so technically, I'm still 27 until then. This particular birthday is not one that I was looking forward to celebrating, but I am trying to embrace the day and the fact that I… Continue reading 28 Lessons Learned: Happy Birthday to me!
This is a bit of an unconventional book review so bear with me. March is Women's History Month, but today is International Women's Day, and the theme for 2021 is #ChoosetoChallenge. We are called to challenge the world itself, world leaders, politics, religion, racism -- question it all! We need to celebrate the women who… Continue reading TOO FAT, TOO SLUTTY, TOO LOUD: The Rise and Reign of the Unruly Woman by Anne Helen Petersen //BOOK REVIEW