Weekly Roundup 1.29.17

This week has been all sorts of horrible(though I will say I am HEAPS proud of my people, who have been out there protesting, donating, and resisting). Here are some things for when looking at Facebook or basically every other website is too depressing: Tumblr's understanding of loners This collection of uplifting pics This list … Continue reading Weekly Roundup 1.29.17

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Characters dealing with mental health

Lately I've read a string of books where the main character is dealing with some sort of mental illness. I didn't do it on purpose; some of them I knew dealt with mental health issues, some not. Regardless, I'm kind of loving that there are so many books out there talking about it. What's even … Continue reading Characters dealing with mental health

Weekly Roundup 1.22.17

Some things: Adorable joeys that make me miss Sydney. Tumblr's understanding of introversion. People leaving their protest signs from the Women's March on Washington outside the White House. This AMAZING list of life lessons from @twoscooters. And, if you have a lot of time on your hands, this list of Wikipedia pages that will keep … Continue reading Weekly Roundup 1.22.17

The Usual and A Personal First

This time of year at work is particularly tough. Not anything big so that you can point to one instance, but everybody's just¬†tired. The students are tired, the teachers are tired, and we all sorely need the mental break that comes with the beginning of the spring semester. It's like a reset button; suddenly, it's … Continue reading The Usual and A Personal First

Weekly Roundup 1.15.17

Since I'll be spending the majority of my day lesson planning (hey,¬†Hamlet), here are some fun things for you to look at that I may or may not be using to procrastinate. This study on using apps to help with mental health. This list of rad, dapper women who make looking at Instagram awesome. Our … Continue reading Weekly Roundup 1.15.17

Weekly Roundup 1.8.17

How is it Sunday already? How? Why do I have to go back to work tomorrow? To help distract from the Sunday night blues, here's a list of my favoritest Instragram accounts. They cheer me up, speak to me, and make me laugh. And also there are like at least three with cute dogs, because … Continue reading Weekly Roundup 1.8.17

Expectation vs. Reality

The thing that has always been hardest for me in terms of anxiety - and life in general, if I'm honest - is managing my expectations. I am terrible at this. I've been working on it for years, and though I'm better than I used to be, I struggle with it daily. It doesn't help … Continue reading Expectation vs. Reality