i needed therapy

In 2018, my husband had a seizure. For over a year after it, I struggled with PTSD. Here’s my therapy experience.

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How I Edit My Bookstagram Photos

Every week, I get a handful of questions asking me how I edit my bookstagram photos. (@bethsbookshelf on Instagram) I get it. I constantly want to ask people how they do it. However, people are super protective of their processes. I understand it, I do, but unless you’ve invented the filter, is it really fair to keep your editing process a secret? […]

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#VEGANUARY WEEK TWO: THIS CLOSE TO GIVING UP

Thank the Lord week two is over. I really am thiiiiiis close to giving up. *holds thumb and pointer finger two milimetres apart* A lot of people have been urging me to give up. “Why don’t you just stop?” “It’s not worth it.” “Sounds brutal.” These comments only make me want to keep going even more. To prove […]

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#VEGANUARY DIARY WEEK ONE: IT’S A STRUGGLE

I committed to doing #veganuary this year for a few reasons. I simply wanted to challenge myself. I want to think before I snack, before I shove a pizza in the oven, before I order something on a menu. I want to remind myself that I’m in control of all my actions, because I feel […]

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JANUARY BOOK RELEASES TO GET EXCITED ABOUT

I love getting the Goodreads newsletter every month! It details all the new releases in every genre, and from your previously read authors. I always spend about an hour every month reading through what’s coming out. So from that list, I thought I’d share some of the highlights which look super delightful!   Fiction The […]

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2018: BOOKISH WRAP UP

Hi readers 🙂 Today, I’m going to be sharing my bookish wrap up of 2018! I had a great reading year despite 2018 being one of the hardest years of my life. Blog post on that: here.  I checked my Goodreads stats recently and saw that most of the books I read were 5 stars! […]

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