ThursdayThinks: Words to Romanticize Instead of Tragic

When I was in my teens I always thought “tragic” was such a glamorous word. There was something about pain that was so beautiful, so comfortable to me. But, reflecting on those years, I see now that it is only because it was the only world I knew. Tragic HAD to be beautiful, because otherwise…

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WednesdayWisdoms: Crafting a Baseline Routine

Brought to you by a small bout of anxiety and depression, here is your WednesdayWisdoms exercise for the week! Last post I fessed up about over-doing it on vacation and the spiral it led me down as a result. And under further investigation, I found that it is because I’ve strayed from my baseline routine.…

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WednesdayWisdoms: Dealing with a Dictator

  Are you dealing with a high strung manager that won’t get off your back? Try these tips to keep yourself sane under all of the harsh treatment. 1. Remember that they are under A LOT of pressure. Most likely, if your manager is coming down on you hard for something, it is because they…

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WednesdayWisdoms: Releasing the Negative

When shitty things happen to you, and they will through the course of your life, you have two clear routes to take. As discussed in the previous post, you can turn to whiney victimhood, or to raw vulnerability that helps you move on in an organic way. But before you get to this fork in…

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What to Do When it All Falls Apart

Life happens. And sometimes, it is really, really shitty. You know the saying, when it rains, it pours? Well, like many of you, I have experienced a hail storm. So what are we supposed to do when it all falls apart? How do we keep it together when everywhere we turn there’s a new tragedy right…

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Tales From My Bedroom Floor: Volume 4, The Best Friend

  Volume 4 is now up on My Trending Stories! Go read here:  https://mytrendingstories.com/article/tales-from-my-bedroom-floor-volume-4-the-best-friend/ In this six part series, I go through times that were pivotal in collecting my personal and detrimental belief system, all while crying on my bedroom floor. And if you like my writing so far, please share and comment. I’m working on…

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An Apology to My Past Self

Over my few months of writing here at WitchyWisdoms, I’ve come to notice a pattern in some of my posts. When trying to prove a point, through examples and comparisons, I’ll throw my past self under the bus and shame her for the “mess” that she was. And in being quite frank, I did look…

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Grief

To bereave quite literally means to deprive or to rob. Anyone who has dealt with grief will know that this is exactly how one feels. Robbed. Be it a death, a divorce, the loss of a job, really anything that a person can become saddened by, we all have our own ways in which we…

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