"What was I scrambling for? What was making me think I needed to make up for something? Why was I sacrificing my mental health?"
"If everyone could try to be kinder and more thoughtful, imagine how much better the world would be! Manners cost nothing, but are worth everything."
"Creating a schedule and a realistic to-do list are so important for me, so I don’t feel I’m giving too much or too little to the family."
"It’s only noon and today already feels long. I’m currently feeling fine, but there is an undercurrent of both anxiousness and motivation that spikes and falls throughout the day. It’s an interesting combination. One minute I’m rolling in creativity, and the other I’m rolling up in bed."