Merry Christmas!

There is a delectable irony in an introverted pagan hosting a Christmas gathering. And yet, here we are. On Christmas Day (Friday), I will be hosting a Zoom room! If you’re spending this Christmas alone, come chill with me for as long as you like. If you’re busy but still want to drop in forContinue reading “Merry Christmas!”

So You Can’t Afford Therapy

This is written from an American’s perspective. If you live somewhere with universal healthcare, I’d love to hear your take on things. There’s no denying that starting therapy is a daunting task, and if you’re tight on cash or are one of the millions who lost health insurance this year, taking care of your mentalContinue reading “So You Can’t Afford Therapy”

Surviving The Holidays

Want to know a not-very-fun fact about me? I loathe the holidays. If I could have things my way, we’d have Halloween, a pagan Yule festival, and then go about our merry ways until summer. That’s it. None of this junk about covering up genocide turkeys, or professions of undying love and chocolate, or anythingContinue reading “Surviving The Holidays”

Interlude

It’s been a crazy year. I think we’ve all said that at one point or another. Probably many points, across multiple months, and always followed up with, “That’s the understatement of the century.” The century that, so far, is only 20 years old. Don’t we all go through a crisis somewhere in our 20s? InContinue reading “Interlude”

How To Tell If Someone Is Good For Your Mental Health

Every guide to mental health will tout, “Talk to someone you trust,” which is really good advice — if you already have someone. But for those of us who were raised in unhealthy homes, have been abused or neglected by spouses and “friends”, or are generally unsure of how to go about knowing if aContinue reading “How To Tell If Someone Is Good For Your Mental Health”