Burnout : what is it and how do I avoid it?
As this week is Suicide Prevention Week, i have put together this illustrated guide on avoiding burnout. At the peak of my depression, burnout only further contributed to my suicidal thoughts as I felt unaccomplished and exhausted. Avoid overexerting yourself, it will help ease your mental health. #mentalwellness #mentalhealth #suicideprevention
Unsponsored PupBox review - is it a waste of money? — Shannon Marie
Here is my unsponsored review of PupBox ( @pupbox ) - a monthly subscription service that brings treats, toys, accessories and more right to your doorstep to help you raise and train your puppy.
How should you prepare your dog for the vets?
Raising a puppy isnt easy! Here is a quick guide to raising a 10-week-old puppy including tricks on preparing your puppy for its first vet visit! #puppytraining #puppy #dogtrainingtips
A first-time owner’s guide to raising a puppy
Did you just get a puppy but are confused on what to do next? Does your puppy bite too much and you want to train it to stop on command? What do you even feed a puppy?! So many questions answered in my newest blog post which is a guide to raising a puppy 🐶
August must-read books
Are you feeling locked up with nothing to do? Hop on my latest blog post where I run down my top reads of August including Little Fires Everywhere and A Thousand Splendid Suns!
More than convenience, meal kit delivery services aid in recovery
Meal kit delivery services, like Goodfood, pride themselves on the delivery of fresh ingredients. Better than that, these delivery services serve as an aid to eating disorder recovery, making food fun, accessible and less threatening.
How to become a responsible writer
Becoming a responsible writer and learning how to write with intent is not an easy skill to master. In my newest post, I give my tips and tricks to anyone who is currently posting to an audience
A guide to handling grief and reaching acceptance
I asked myself the other day how I would explain and visualize grief. The best way i can explain it is that grief is a fall. Grief is a gravitational pull into feelings of loss and despair. Grief is a game of hide-n-go-seek where we endlessly search for what was taken from us. From the death of a loved one to the loss of a friendship, we all experience grief. This is my post on grief management.
Trichotillomania: obsessive-compulsive hair pulling
Newest blog post focuses on a true story about overcoming trichotillomania: a mental health illness that leads to obsessive compulsive hair pulling
Spring Sangria Recipe
I got requests from previous post for the recipe to my springtime sangria. With a sangria, the goal is amping the fruit flavour and using alcohol to achieve a spring-time juice flavour. Enjoyed best in the sun!
Date night from home
During this period of isolation, make sure to keep up with having dates with your partner. Set time aside in your day that is dedicated to nothing but time focusing on each other. Pop some corn, pour some hit chocolate .. relax.
Homemade sangria and working in the garden is what I’ve been up to in my free time. My go to Sangria recipe? Perhaps I’ll reveal soon!