Emotionally Hungover? How to Get Through the Day

I had an emotional hangover today. Much like the more familiar hangover, it’s caused by excess. Only in this case, the hangover is brought about by too much of the feels than by too much of the booze. But it sucks just about as much. An emotional hangover is characterized partially by physical symptoms. TheContinue reading “Emotionally Hungover? How to Get Through the Day”

Here There Be Tears

As a kid, I was always fascinated with the portrayal of old maps. I loved the rather amorphous forms of the landmasses. I chuckled at the fanciful guesses about what might lie beyond. And I especially liked the tiny illustrations of dragons at the edges of the plot, warning adventurers of the dangers that canContinue reading “Here There Be Tears”

I’m Blaming the Aliens

  I woke up this morning, on my last official day of spring break, to more cold rain and an empty Kindle battery. I was feeling lazy and wanted to enjoy my coffee, so I clicked on the TV. Surprisingly, there is a dearth of programming at 5:00 a.m. on a Friday morning. As IContinue reading “I’m Blaming the Aliens”

5 Benefits Of Bawling Your Eyes Out

All too often, we focus on being strong, remaining stalwart.  This unyielding shell may not reveal the pain inside, yet still it lingers.  Give yourself permission to feel.  Let the armor fall and allow the tears to fall with it.  True strength comes when you embrace the pain prior to its release.  Give yourself permissionContinue reading “5 Benefits Of Bawling Your Eyes Out”