It's been a minute since I made the time to sit down and write a post. Not that I've just been slummin' it - over the past couple weeks, I've gotten through the insane onslaught of work that is Report Card and Data Collection Season, moved classrooms, and somehow managed to see some friends and … Continue reading Sunday Thoughts.
This morning I woke up, and despite having gained an hour with the time change, felt like absolute garbage. My chest hurts and it feels like someone is constantly sitting on it, my whole body aches, and I feel the weight of exhaustion burdening each of my limbs. (Sorry, was that a tad dramatic? I'm … Continue reading Sunday Thoughts.
So one of my absolutely favourite discoveries of this past year has been podcasts and audio books - especially when it comes to my pursuits of wellness and personal growth! I had never really considered these as an avenue of learning before, because I truly love books and I believe there is so much to … Continue reading My Favourites: Podcasts for Personal Development
Part 3 - Budgeting Your Energy When it comes to dealing with perfectionism and finding more balance, I think the trick is to look at your life and its patterns. If you’re generally feeling overwhelmed/unmotivated/imbalanced/drained/unhappy, then the areas you are giving your attention to aren’t sustainable and you need to redistribute your time and focus … Continue reading Part 3 – Inside the Mind of a (Recovering?) Perfectionist: A Series
"A Sunday well-spent brings a week of content." Like, I know the quote is true, but I have a very complicated relationship with Sundays, and I think I sometimes feel the need to rebel against all the demands of adulting. On the one hand, I love Sundays and all they have the potential to stand … Continue reading Sunday Thoughts.
Part 2 - Doing Our Gosh-Darn-Best (You Can't Pour From an Empty Cup) Okay, so in my last post, I discussed the fact that I am coming to terms with being a perfectionist and learning to practice a more balanced lifestyle. As they say, the first step is always awareness! Unfortunately, I think the next … Continue reading Part 2 – Inside the Mind of a (Recovering?) Perfectionist: A Series
PART 1 - A Confession and Some Hope. Confession: I, Sara, am a perfectionist. I know a lot of time when others make this claim, they use the term ‘recovering perfectionist’. I’m not sure I qualify. Sometimes weeks months ahem, years, I am better at managing it and keeping things realistic. At other times… well…. The … Continue reading Inside the Mind of a (Recovering?) Perfectionist: A Series