Posts tagged "anxiety"

Back to school? Be here and roll with it

Back to school tomorrow and I am appreciating a beautiful afternoon with no schedule. Part of me grieves losing summer, it was definitely a good one, but part of me doesn’t feel like longing or being sad, it just feels like smiling and rolling with it. I do feel the natural anxiety of trading a... Read more »

The problem with no right answers and needing to be right

A long time ago I ate whatever food was in the store, did whatever my doctor told me to do, and watched television with no concern for my mental well being. Now I have to worry about what I’m eating – are the vegetables organic? And if they are organic, were they washed? And if... Read more »

Are you enjoying your joy or pushing it away?

Joy is always around you, ever present, everywhere.  But we have been trained to not take it in; we have learned to push it away. Why?  For protection.  We don’t want to get too happy or the “other shoe may drop”.  We don’t want to get too joyful or maybe we won’t be prepared for... Read more »
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Sleeplessness, anxiety, and a sick child

My plan was to go to bed really early. But I find myself getting into bed around 10:30, much later than expected. At least I was packed and ready to go away with my husband tomorrow.  Getting away for a long weekend alone is not easy (schedules, planning, childcare, etc), which is why we haven’t... Read more »