All posts tagged: stress

When Good Enough is Good Enough

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Artistic Endeavors / Because I Said Sew / Financial Fixin's / Mental Health

I got up at 5:45 this morning, intent on finishing preparations for the holiday fair where I had a table. I was going to do pricing, and pack up my tote, and break down the folding table. I’d be ready with plenty of time to shower, take care of the dog, and eat breakfast at a relaxed pace. Instead, I decided that I had time to do a few more things. Girl-E and her friends […]

Self-Care is Not Selfish

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General Musings

Confession: I’m generally terrible about self-care. I push myself too far, don’t take breaks, over-commit, and get incredibly stressed out. I become unable to enjoy quiet, simple, moments of relaxation. Today was one of those days, at least partly. We woke up at 5:10 am to a phone call from the school district that there was a two-hour delay due to icy road conditions. I couldn’t fall back to sleep, and around 6:45 was apologizing […]