Life is different now. Even as I go back to work at my climbing gym, my life has looked drastically different than it did just a couple months ago. And I have a feeling yours is different, too. Remember the moral of the story about the tortoise and the hare? Slow and steady wins the … More Slow & Steady: On Resting Well
Can I get a wellness check, 1-2? Just like a mic check, sometimes I need to self-assess to ensure all of me works according to the best of its ability. Sometimes I forget to eat. I become caught up with my to do’s and checks and social engagements. I become caught up in getting here … More My 6-Step Wellness Check: What’s Really Going On?
My lifestyle changed radically in the past year. At Baylor University, I was a human “do-er,” not a human being. Struggling with intense perfectionism, I had to be perfect in order to be respected and liked. I tried to impress my peers and professors and professionals. I couldn’t fathom letting anyone down. My repetitive insomnia … More Daily Dose of Life: On Freedom, Fulfillment & Function
I suffer from terrible insomnia. Growing up, I was a great sleeper. I was notorious for sleeping well past noon on Saturdays — which I now regret, as I see it as a waste of half a day…but at the time, it was so, so nice. When I hit college, around my freshman summer, I … More I’m Wide Awake: On Insomnia & Anxiety