As I reflect on the year, I can choose to focus on my unmet expectations and struggles or I can solely share the joys of this year. I choose to do both. Life is full of ups and downs. The good times....and the bad times are part of my journey. I truly believe that acknowledging … Continue reading This Year, I am grateful for my unemployment
My last post was pretty depressing yet motivational. I talked about how my body is in fight mode. I've been feeling stressed, depressed and unmotivated yet I'm deciding to keep fighting. Earlier today, I told a friend of mine that I feel like I'm going through a form of bipolar. Some days I'm depressed and other days … Continue reading Ups and Downs
My body is in fight mode. My mind is anxious. My body is tense. My nerves are raw. There are nights I can't sleep. My body has decided to go into instinctual survival mode. According to BodySolutions.com, the body enters fight or flight mode as a response to a perceived threat. "When our fight or … Continue reading Fight or Flight
After falling into a deep depressing state over the weekend, I was comforted to know that I'm not alone in this struggle to find a fulfilling career that I am absolutely passionate about. The struggle is real.... for everyone. Yesterday, I visited a job seeker drop-in at the Harvard Ed Portal. It was so amazing! … Continue reading I am not alone
I think I'm going to get a passport this month and take a trip to Bermuda. I keep seeing ads for $200 flight tickets. Hey, why not? I have all the time in the world again. So it's official. My boss decided to let me go because I didn't give a firm enough commitment for … Continue reading The Unemployed Life
So my boss told me that he wasn't going to hold a teaching position for me in the fall. That means I am unemployed again. The obvious issue is the fact that I am 1000 miles away from close family and friends and I just renewed my lease. Scary, right? But I'm not scared. I … Continue reading Unemployed Again
So I mentioned in another post that I was feeling depressed. Well, today, I cried. I cried for the second time this year because I felt so stuck. My mother turned off the internet today. Why? Because it is her house. It is her internet. She has been saying that she was going to cut … Continue reading Feeling controlled sucks
Happy Easter!!! Hooray for me! A nice pat on the back for my completing a week of happiness challenge in which I blogged about last Sunday. If you look at my photo below, you will see that every day from Sunday, March 29th to Saturday, April 4th is checked marked. Yup! That's right. I did … Continue reading Happiness Challenge: Week 1 Completed!!!!