Jis, depression is tough though. I’m pretty sure that people assume that you just pop a little pill and you’re the vision of happiness, amirite? That isn’t how it works, and you do need a little something extra to get through the day. Continue reading
There are a few things that women have to deal with that guys get away with, and some that we share. We kind of have this unwritten pact not to talk about the things that I’m about to talk about, but I just couldn’t resist anymore.
We can be pretty darn nasty to ourselves. This becomes especially clear when on a weight-loss journey that isn’t going according to plan. Here are some ways to start being kinder to yourself … Continue reading
To say that seeing the Pixies perform live was an item for my bucket list is simply untrue. There is no way that I could ever imagine being able to see the iconic band who formed the soundtrack of my youth in person. So, when I was asked to cover the event for work, you can be sure that I dove at the opportunity.
Here is what I will never understand, if we are the writers of our own story, why do we let other people dictate how it goes? Why do we let that nasty little voice in the back of our minds tell us what we are going to do? How dare the little demons of doubt claw their way into what you are capable of, and they hide behind our cants.
I will be the first to admit that I have a flair for the dramatics. Most of the time the drama isn’t even real, but I add it anyway. Every now and then you experience the kind of day that makes people cringe. You experience the kind of day that makes you chuckle nervously and clench your butthole a little. Today is that day for me. Continue reading
Eve Palmer said: “At first encounter the Karoo may seem arid, desolate and unforgiving, but to those who know it, it is a land of secret beauty and infinite variety.” If I think back to my first encounter with the Karoo, this couldn’t be more accurate.