Tag: self care

  • It’s Okay to be Happy with a Simple Life

    It’s Okay to be Happy with a Simple Life

    I used to repeat that phrase to myself constantly. Due to my bipolar disorder, I have had the tendency to live in chaos. What kind of chaos? A tumultuous world of constant negative chatter in my brain which would then further compel me to engage in destructive behavior. Pretty much the opposite of the simple […]

  • Pack animals

    When I was first thinking of getting a pig, I just wanted one. I already had responsibilities as a wife, mom & teacher. We already had a dog. One farm animal would be just fine I thought. Pigs & goats are pack animals. They are social animals who thrive off companionship. Later when I learned […]

  • I’m no farmer

    Let me preface this by saying the following- I am not a farmer. My “farmhouse” is moreso a petting zoo than a real farm. We have two pigs, two goats, and hopefully more eventually. The beginning of the pandemic and before the official lockdown of Washington state we decided to buy a house. Just for […]