Howdy! Been awhile, but I promise — still here and coming up with new posts! There will be a major overhaul of the site and the posts some time in the next few weeks (if all goes as planned and life doesn’t blow up… again…) Please don’t give up up me, just as I haven’t … More Still here!
Overloaded Circuits is a year old today! It’s been a very slow start, learning how to sit up and now trying to crawl. But that’s what this journey, here on WordPress and with all of you, is all about: learning new skills to get along in life, and knowing we’re not doing that alone. Just … More Happy birthday, OC!
I can’t even today. And my guess is, y’all know exactly what that feels like. You probably recognize it too often, just like I do. That feeling of intense kinetic energy… trapped inside the too small box of overwhelm, exhaustion, self-doubt, apathy (that’s not really apathy), and (probably at least a wee bit o’) deer-in-the-headlights-can’t-move … More For when you just can’t even…
I know it’s a month away from the “30 days of thankful”, but no matter. I’m going to do an experiment for this week: Every single time something good, positive, and/or a blessing happens — NO MATTER HOW TRIVIAL — I’m going to write it down. Whether I write it on my phone, messaging … More Positivity Experiment
meghanpangburn: chelseaandkin: I’ll never understand the US. Like are you guys ok? Nah bro, this country is all kinds of screwed up.
Basically, this is Teddy Roosevelt’s motto. “Stay in motion and the melancholy can’t catch you.”
I see you, Mama! I see you hiding behind your tired smile and “I’m okay” mask. I see you, Dad! I see you trembling as you hold up the world for those you love. You are not alone, despite how alone you probably feel as you drown beneath the waves of what life is really like. … More I see you!
I’m on social media a lot (okay, FaceBook and Tumblr) because, as a stay-at-home mom, it’s my sole window to the outside adult world. Many times, FB has as many grown-up children as my house has real kids, and there’s no support or camaraderie to be had. Often, it’s filled with the same frustrations that … More If I scream in the forest…
postitforward: Today is World Suicide Prevention Day. No matter what you are going through, you don’t have to go through it alone. There are resources available to help. Please don’t hesitate to reach out if you need it, Tumblr. National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: Available 24/7 at 1-800-273-TALK (8255). Crisis Text Line: Free, 24/7 support for … More World Suicide Prevention Day 2016