Reflecting on dream jobs and current dreams

It’s been A LONG WHILE since I’ve actually posted a Bloganuary post – and I have no excuse or big reason to share. One of my goals for 2023 is to try to continue habits that bring me joy while being gentle with myself around consistency. So for example, working out even if I’ve missedContinue reading “Reflecting on dream jobs and current dreams”

Conquering (and accepting) fears

It’s a sunny Sunday while I’m writing this, which means I’m in a great cozy mood and also quite positive today. In that cozy mood, reflection is something I really like to do, and because I’m feeling so positive (that vitamin D tho!), I’m feeling quite proud and loving towards myself. Day 15’s Bloganuary challengeContinue reading “Conquering (and accepting) fears”

🎵If I had a *billion(ish)* dollars, if I had a *billion(ish)* dollars🎵

If you’re following Bloganuary; you know that I am back tracking a bit. My weekdays were packed this first week back to work, so I fell behind, but as per my commitment to the blog (Aka to myself) I want to try to keep on track! So here is day 13’s prompt, what would youContinue reading “🎵If I had a *billion(ish)* dollars, if I had a *billion(ish)* dollars🎵”

Bloganuary day 14: travelling ❤️

It has been QUITE the first week back to work, so I have neglected ALL posts for Bloganuary and I’m a bit sad about it! But it is the weekend, and as my New Year’s resolution revolves around gentleness with self (as you’ll read in one of the missed posts from this week that I’llContinue reading “Bloganuary day 14: travelling ❤️”

Redefining success for self care

It’s week two of January 2023, which means we’re rolling into that time of year where people who may have made resolutions for the new year start feeling the pressure. We’re back to reality after the holidays and the big things you may have wanted to change may look scarier than they did on JanuaryContinue reading “Redefining success for self care”

What makes up a family in 2023

This morning I checked my email for the Bloganuary day 8 prompt and it was “How far back in your family tree can you go?” My immediate response was DAMN that’s a big prompt! My aunt has been trying to create a family tree for years past our immediate extended family and it’s been hardContinue reading “What makes up a family in 2023”

Quiet rain guided visualization

As an Occupational therapist, one of the things I like to explore with my clients every couple months is visualization. As meditation can be quite difficult for most of my clients that struggle with keep still or focusing for long, I prefer creating calming visualizations to engage their imaginations and help them focus on theContinue reading “Quiet rain guided visualization”

Finding my voice – the purpose behind the practice of writing

I know it’s only been 6 days of Bloganuary, but I truly can’t believe I’ve blogged 6 days in a row. For me writing is something that doesn’t come naturally, so to write consistently is a feat on its own! Today’s Bloganuary prompt is “why do you write?” This was an interesting one to reflectContinue reading “Finding my voice – the purpose behind the practice of writing”

Bloganuary – day 4

It’s been a busy day and I almost forgot that Bloganuary was happening! But I’m determined to continue building my habits and following along with my goals. So after a busy day of work and relaxing and just getting back from a candlelight jazz concert, day 4’s prompt is: What is a treasure that hasContinue reading “Bloganuary – day 4”

Reflecting on the past – Bloganuary day 3

Day 3 of Bloganuary and we’re still going strong! Today’s prompt is : What is the earliest memory you have? I’ve always thought about this as my family is really into photos. I have a very vivid memory of eating a chocolate cake as a child for my 1st birthday. My mom always claimed thereContinue reading “Reflecting on the past – Bloganuary day 3”