Making “Me-Time” Mandatory: A reminder to take care of yourself

As we move into the Fall, it's definitely that time of year when things get hectic. Whether you're a student, a parent whose kids are in school, or work with students in any capacity, you know exactly what I'm referring to. For the past week, I've been extremely overwhelmed. I work at a university, so … Continue reading Making “Me-Time” Mandatory: A reminder to take care of yourself

Peace, Happiness & Contentment: What does it really mean to be content?

I remember the first time I experienced true peace and contentment. I had a joy I couldn't really explain, to the point where I would cry happy tears. I had never felt such a pure sense of happiness. The most interesting part of it all was that I never knew I wasn't truly happy until … Continue reading Peace, Happiness & Contentment: What does it really mean to be content?

7 Life Lessons Learned from Running

Let me start by clarifying that this post is not merely about running. While my Journey to 5k is used as a running theme (pun intended lol), the purpose of this post is to describe a few significant life lessons that were reinforced throughout my process. These lessons are applicable to several different areas of our … Continue reading 7 Life Lessons Learned from Running

Journey to 5k: Weeks 10 & 11

Welcome Back to my Journey to 5k! I was out of town again last week, so this post will include my progress from the past two weeks. Things are definitely the hardest they've been, but I'm excited to share! If this is your first time here, welcome to Somewhere Struggling! Feel free to check out … Continue reading Journey to 5k: Weeks 10 & 11