Lessons on surviving and slowing down during times of extreme stress and sleep deprivation.
With one week until Christmas remember to sit back, take a breath, and put yourself higher than chores on that list of yours.
Sometimes, when you're really disappointed and there's nothing to be done, the only thing one can do is sit in the mish-mash of hurt feelings and upset.
I often find I'll wake up with a desperate, deep need to escape and unplug. Escape from the information, escape from the bombardment by escaping into nature.
Reaching out for support does not come naturally or easily to me. There is such pressure on women in general, moms in particular, to hold it together & take care of others beyond the limits of healthy capacity, no matter what.