Random Ramblings

Why do I self destruct?

I watched this video this morning and I was sobbing, literally crying on my keyboard.  I actually had to stop this video, have a good cry, then finish watching the video. I then wrote this post and sobbed some more. This video may as well have been written for me, it rang THAT true. (This is NOT one… Continue reading Why do I self destruct?

Life After Forty, Mental Health, Perimenopause, Random Ramblings

Seventy-Nine Days

I've been away from WordPress for a while. Seventy-nine days, to be precise.  Over the years, I've struggled on and off with my pet demons: Depression, Procrastination, Fear, and Perfectionism.  They're nothing new to me.  They are the enemies I've known so long, we should probably get matching coffee cups. *Like this one from The… Continue reading Seventy-Nine Days

Baby Steps, Random Ramblings

I’m Getting “Super Better?”

I first learned of Jane McGonigal while listening to NPR. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lfBpsV1Hwqs Now, I'm a BIG fan of TED Talks.  And NPR.  I read self-help books.  For fun!  However, I'm NOT a gamer.  I get bored easily.  I have the attention span of a humming bird. And...I struggle—daily—with depression. My symptoms go up and down like… Continue reading I’m Getting “Super Better?”