Depression and To Do List


The Good Ol' To Do List! Everyone has one either physically written out or mentally written in their mind.  We all have things we need to do from basic daily chores to house reno's, mowing the lawn, going to the dentist etc. Personally, I am a big fan of lists.  They have helped me keep tabs on what I need to do and the feeling of crossing off something is satisfying.  I get a sense…

Relationship Lessons – Trying Too Hard


This post falls under the "Lessons Learned Along The Way" category.  Unfortunately, it has been one of those lessons where there was a price to pay.  But I suppose all good lessons require some form of payment. Relationships are tricky. In order for them to work, both parties have to want the same thing.  Not just in romantic relationships but friendships as well.  In some sense, you only have so much control and that can…

Are You a Good Communicator?


I am not a good communicator.  Without question, I am a work in progress when it comes to being even a decent communicator. Reflecting back on my past, I learned that communication was a huge weakness of mine.  In previous relationships I avoided the hard conversations.  At times I didn't always understand why I felt how I felt so I wouldn't express it or bring it to anyone's attention. During my nine year relationship with…