Home Sweet Home(WordPress Prompt) My Dream Home I don’t ask for much. I don’t want a big, fancy house. I don’t need a big, fancy house. I just want it to be mine. My husband and I have waited a long time. The bulk of it was that we lived in an area (California) inContinue reading “My dream home”
Author Archives: Micaela Christina
The perks of being single on Valentine’s Day
Why being single on Valentine’s Day can be a good thing.
How to find love without compromising your mental health
If you’re a single, heterosexual woman in her 20’s and early 30’s who’s looking for a better way to find true love, you’ve come to the right place! I was once in your shoes. One by one my friends were getting married while I stood by and watched – wondering when (and if!) it wasContinue reading “How to find love without compromising your mental health”
Hi! Welcome to my little corner in cyberspace. My name is Micaela. I come from the generation that brought you the original Star Wars, side ponytails and mullets, rap and MTV. Big stars like Madonna, Prince, and Whitney Houston got their start during my generation, and Johnny Depp and Winona Ryder were the hottest celebrityContinue reading “I’m Micaela”
How you can tell one Hallmark Christmas movie from another (levity)
Haven’t I seen this movie before? No, that was the other Hallmark Christmas movie. Maybe there are certain conditions that have to be met in order to make the cut.
The trouble with bipolar disorder
I’ve been living with bipolar disorder (type 2) for all of my adult life. At first, it went unchecked during my late teenage years because I was unaware of it and uninformed. Though unmanageable and disruptive, I coped with the symptoms the best way I knew how. Denial. That was my coping strategy. In fact,Continue reading “The trouble with bipolar disorder”
Traveling long distance with your cat
Have you ever taken your cat on a road trip? I have. And it was quite an adventure. Meet Astin. Astin hates car rides. It becomes a whole fiasco every time I drive him to the vet even when it’s just 15 minutes away. Ooooh the meowing. It sounds like sirens going off all theContinue reading “Traveling long distance with your cat”
Why depression happens during the holiday season
Have you ever felt your mood gradually transition into sadness around the time when Thanksgiving is just right around the corner? The mood can range from feeling more sluggish than usual to persistent depression.
In my opinion, it all boils down to one word – Pressure. Why? Here are some examples:
25 of the Best Feel-Good Christmas Movies of All Time – 2022
We’re counting down to Christmas with 25 of the best feel-good Christmas movies of all time that are sure to get you in the Christmas spirit.
How to stay strong when all has gone wrong
Resilience doesn’t come from having it easy. The strongest people are usually the ones who have gone through tremendous hardship yet persevered. Through every battle, we learn. We grow. We overcome. It’s in the midst those difficult times, that we’ve come to be resilient. While I’m not a psychologist, nor do I pretend to beContinue reading “How to stay strong when all has gone wrong”