Tag: rest

scrap book page, dried flowers, photo of girls hand holding binder and title the pressure to be productive

The Pressure to be Productive

If you’re anything like me, then every moment not doing something can feel like a moment wasted. I don’t know if it’s a result of trauma brain, anxiety, perfectionism, ADHD or some sort of combination, but I have never been good at sitting still. I’ve always felt the need to be productive. I have always …

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'taking time to rest does not make you a failure' written in black over a pink background

Rest is important

I was reminded recently that I don’t need to do everything everyday. In fact, it’s impossible. Rest is self care and so important. And so I decided to take some time off. I spent a few days doing nothing but cuddling with my girl, coloring and watching cartoons. Between her molars coming in, her getting over …

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