The Cat and The Brain

I was at a conference back at the beginning of March (and oh how the world has changed since then) and one of the things I picked up was a small, gray, brain-shaped stress ball. The idea was to manage stress. It sits on my desk and mostly gives me something to mindlessly fiddle with […]

Reminder: DYI Doctoring Is A Big No-No

On my weekly Medication Monday posts, I often use WebMD as a resource. And as background research, WebMD and other reliable resources found through Google are great. They give you basic information that will allow you to be more knowledgable when you talk with medical professionals. Because I know, talking to doctor’s can be confusing. […]

Sometimes A Cough is Just A Cough

Coronavirus. Apparently, my last post didn’t put the issue to rest, and people are still talking about it. And as hard as that is to believe, I figured it was worth a second post over something I’ve noticed happening, sometimes in jest, sometimes in seriousness. And that is people stopping and holding their breath when […]

Writing Realizations

I’ve been trying to do more writing recently. Creative writing on books I’ve been tinkering around with, personal writing in the form of journaling, blogging, and also trying to establish myself as a copywriter (side note, if you need a copywriter, check out my other site, The Write Juan, or contact me). Writing for me […]

I’ll Stick With Zombies, Thanks

During my therapy session yesterday, my therapist and I were talking about how I can at least do something positive when in the midst of a depressive episode, even if it is just watching something I enjoy on Netflix because I don’t have the energy for anything else. She suggested that I could watch uplifting […]

Missing Motivation

One of the things I worked on in my last therapy appointment, and have had a hard time with throughout my battle with depression and anxiety, is motivation. Especially when I am in the midst of a major depressive episode, motivation seems to be missing in action. And I mean any motivation. Motivation to shower. […]