The Struggle To Pretend

The Struggle To Pretend

The Struggle to PretendMental health can be tricky business. Those who’ve never faced the battle tend to deduce that we use our time ‘pretending to be sick’. I’d argue the opposite. I spend countless exhausting hours pretending I am well,...
The Beauty of Doing Nothing

The Beauty of Doing Nothing

I’m a list-maker; full-on Type A, get it done or get out kind of mama. For me, doing nothing is an art form. It has taken years of learning to put down the to-do list, walk away from the dirty dishes, and do all of this in my pajamas. Even though I swear by a...
Dear Holiday Anxiety

Dear Holiday Anxiety

Dear Holiday Anxiety, I’ve grown accustomed to your sister, Everyday Anxiety. She’s pretty much the worst. But you, Holiday Anxiety, you are a life-ruiner, a magic-stealer, a joy-thief and I hate you. Unlike the everyday variety, even fewer people...