Your New Identity After Injury

Every year over 2 million Americans are hospitalized due to injury. When an injury is serious or has repercussions that are longer term, then recovery can be a long road. While you are getting better, many people struggle with their identity. A study of 29 adults that were recovering from brain injury all said that they felt that their identity change led to a loss of self-esteem, and sadness. So what can you do...

What are the Advantages of Choosing Organic Cotton Bedding?

What are the Advantages of Choosing Organic Cotton Bedding? - My Life, I Guess

The use of organic cotton in the manufacturing of sheets, comforters, duvets, and pillow covers is an ancient practice, but it has made a huge comeback recently in the US. The reasons as to why more and more people are shifting back to organic cotton these days has a lot to do with the number of advantages it has over the rest of the fibers, including traditional cotton. Let’s now...

How I Got a Brand New FitBit for $15

How I Got a Brand New FitBit for $15 - My Life, I Guess

When I re-joined the gym back in January, I thought that spending money on the membership would help motivate me to get back into shape. And it did. Sort of. One month I’d get to the gym 3 times a week, then something would happen and I’d fall off track again. Sometimes it was for legitimate reasons (like getting the flu!), but others were just me making excuses. For a...

Top 10 Effective (and Doable) Strategies To Deal With Work Stress

Top 10 Effective Strategies to Deal With Work Stress - My Life, I Guess

A Guest Post By Shiuan Butler Aloha! My name is Shiuan and I am the Creator of Journaling Sisters, a safe, supportive, nurturing community of heart-centred women who love connection, creativity, and journaling. I came across Amanda’s blog, My Life, I Guess… recently and loved how open she was on the topic of mental health. I decided to reach out to her about possibly guest blogging on mental health and...

How I’m Investing in Myself

How I'm Investing in Myself - My Life, I Guess

Last week, I woke up in the middle of the night and just could not get back to sleep. I was tossing and turning for hours. My back and neck were killing me. Laying down hurt. Not sleeping and suffering from back and neck pain are not new to me, unfortunately. But the reasons for them happening this time were. If you’ve ever laid awake in bed at night, you’ll...