Mind racing. Skin crawling. I have something bubbling, churning, brewing inside me. I don’t know what or where it even came from – I can only say that it is present. So very present physically and mentally.
I pet my sweet pup, knowing it’s supposed to aid in relaxation. It doesn’t. But, it does fill my heart with love, she always knows when I need her extra close. I tell my husband how I’m feeling. He asks me what I need from him, what I am feeling, and how I would describe it, and what he can do to help.
Continue reading “Riding The Wave of Anxiety”
I’ve been on anti-anxiety medication now for a couple years. Reticent at first, like any good anxious person about whether or not this was going to have more negative side effects than positive ones and traumatized from a brief stint with a very wrong anti-anxiety medication years ago (note: you literally have no idea which one is going to make you crazier or crazy…less). Not to mention the societal and social stigmas that come along with being a person who is “medicated for their mental illness.”
Continue reading “An Ode to My Anti-Anxiety Meds”
Apartmenttherapy.com is a go to favorite for me and my bestie. Not only does it provide thousands of interior decorating inspirational photographs–but, before you know it, hours have gone by as you’ve gone down a rabbit hole of master makeover stories. It’s an incredibly good use of anyone’s time.
Continue reading “Why I can’t stop redecorating my 800 sq ft apartment”
To all my friends and family who are feeling particularly stressed, overwhelmed, unsure, or just plain “over it,” this one’s for you.
Continue reading “The Art of the “Pause””
I like to fancy myself a writer.
Well, as much as writing the occasional blogpost, short creative fiction or non-fiction story really makes me a “writer.”
Continue reading “Featuring: The Haiku Guys + Gals”