Updates, New Podcast Episode + Printable

Hey hey loves. Long time, no blog. I had a whole bunch of things hit my life all at once (like you do) and I am just now getting caught up with everything that slipped through the cracks. As a result, I have a bunch of updates for you. Starting with the latest episode of the podcast! It is centered around how to stop being … Continue reading Updates, New Podcast Episode + Printable

Mom Feels | Adjusting to Motherhood

“How did you manage not to lose yourself when you had your babies? How did you do it?” My answer is complicated and multi faceted, but the TL;DR answer is… you do. You do lose yourself to a certain extent, but it is less of a loss and more of an exchange, really.  Of course, I can say this now because I am not neck … Continue reading Mom Feels | Adjusting to Motherhood

Be My Valentine | 2019

Hello Crybabies, gather ’round. It is time for the hearts and the love and the pinks and reds and the mushiest, gushiest holiday of them all…Valentine’s Day! While some folks love this holiday (I personally love it, but only because the stores are stocked with SO. MANY. PINK. THINGS!) I know that this holiday can bring up some not so great feelings for a lot … Continue reading Be My Valentine | 2019

When the Storm Hits

So as we all know, I have depression. Hello, my name is Natalie, and I have depression. Over the past 20 or so years, I have done serious work on myself and my depression. From accepting it, understanding it, unlearning/relearning coping skills to countless medication combinations, therapy, THE WORKS. Along the way, I discovered a few of my own ways to make my depression calm … Continue reading When the Storm Hits

If You’re Like Me…

You can be living and thriving, doing well, feeling great… and one intrusive thought, “I am not good enough,” comes along and levels you. You could be out, smiling and laughing, having a great time with good friends. Someone snaps a picture of you and when you see it,  you feel so disgusted with yourself that you fake being sick and go home and cry … Continue reading If You’re Like Me…

Coexisting with a Crybaby

Criers! Noncriers! Lend me your tears. Ok, that pun was terrible but necessary and I am not apologizing for it.  I want to address some concerns and misconceptions I have faced often in my life as a crybaby, in hopes that it will provide some clarity for those who simply do not get us and our weepy ways. First things first, you should know that … Continue reading Coexisting with a Crybaby