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.”
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