Post-Christmas Blues Playlist

Is it just me or do you feel like things feel pretty glum now that Christmas is over? The Christmas trees are coming down, everyone is going back to work, and all the talk has shifted to the New Year.   I can honestly say that the few days between Christmas and New Year may actually be my least favorite days of the entire year for those reasons! It’s like all the happiness and cheer of the season are getting put away in boxes and stored in attics until next year. It’s so sad!!   Every time Christmas ends, it…

What I Sing on the Hard Days

Hard days come whether we’re ready for them or not. What’s worse, is there isn’t a tried and true way to make the hard days better. Everyone has  his or her own way of dealing with hard days.   For me, music has (and maybe it always will) made the difference. If I can get lost in the right song on the right day, it’s a game-changer. Feeling the music puts me at ease.   I know that when I was in the depths of my struggles with anxiety and depression, sometimes I just needed to feel it and let…