• Being vulnerable is not comfortable.  Did I share too much?

    Being vulnerable is not comfortable. Did I share too much?

    Several dozens of my seedlings died this morning.  They had been under my care for about a month.  Reading that, I see it as something to be sad and disappointed about.   But at the moment I don’t see why […]

     
  • A head full of doubts leads me to question one of my core competencies and identities.

    A head full of doubts leads me to question one of my core competencies and identities.

    This morning I wrote about how a mistake ushered me into questioning one of my core identities.  As my spouse’ s prodding, she told me to come clean and share what sent me into a tailspin.  I then revised the […]

     
  • I have my first panic attack in a long time.

    I have my first panic attack in a long time.

    A panic attack has hit me.   I know why: I made a mistake with my seedlings. This is deeply embarrassing to me. To some, this may seem a small thing. But here’s what went through my mind as I […]

     
  • Prone to Hope Turns Five

    Prone to Hope Turns Five

    Today this blog hits its fifth anniversary with 143 posts. Yay? Is this a milestone to celebrate? Hmmm. No. But it is a worth acknowledging. I’ve grown a lot in how to handle Anxiety since Prone to Hope began. I […]

     
  • My happy light is, in fact, making me happier!

    My happy light is, in fact, making me happier!

    I’m a little more than two weeks into using my “happy light.” As stated in the previous post, I started using the light at the direction of my mental health med doctor. I recently noted to her that I started […]