The Wednesday Worm

Christopher Durao
Support Systems Provided By Resilience

Support Systems Provided By Resilience

Hey all! I’ve been working on coming up with formats for these different weekly sources of mental health value I am providing as to give myself some guidance each week to better serve you all. So below I am going to write a list that can be easily read to identify these systems and explain a bit about them.

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Christopher Durao
Being Kind To Myself

Being Kind To Myself

Rain-Dwellers, I’m very busy this week, but in a good mentally. I have a giant workload, finishing up the preorders from July 17, and printing the Basic stuff, plus client work. I was literally looking for free hours in my schedule last night and I was having trouble. Busy is good, but also to be this busy I need to make sure I am maintaining my own mental health, so I don’t burn out in a depression or work myself up with anxious thoughts.

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Christopher Durao
Reframing a Bad Day

Reframing a Bad Day

I had a frustrating day today. Nothing went as I had planned. Having spent a lot of time in the past decade in the military, I like my routine and structure. It really helps me to be productive, as well as keep my anxiety at bay knowing what I am going to be doing and when I will be doing it.

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Christopher Durao
Insomnia + Meditation

Insomnia + Meditation

Hey all, I haven’t written a blog in sometime but I am going to hold myself accountable to writing one of these weekly or posting submissions from other Rain-Dwellers. I’ve had a lot of insomnia the last week or so. This is probably because I’ve been working a lot with the bus acquisition, the new summer collection, adding new support channels, planning gatherings and expanding awareness of our mission. Being busy is great, and it feels really rewarding to be productive. But it is important to find a balance. Too much go go go will always end in burning out...

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