Mental Health

15 Tweets That Perfectly Describe What Anxiety Feels Like

I was on Twitter yesterday (yes, I still use Twitter) and saw the hashtag #ThisIsWhatAnxietyFeelsLike. I felt like I could relate to pretty much every one, but here are 15 of my favorites: 1. Being so excited that you made plans but then instantly regretting them when you realize you made plans #ThisIsWhatAnxietyFeelsLike — Marie Aprile (@maprilsyrp) March 9, 2017…

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Mental Health, Parenting

What It’s Like Being a Mom with an Anxiety Disorder

I have what’s called “high-functioning” anxiety. Basically, although I’m usually dealing with paralyzing worry inside, you’d never know unless I told you. Although it impacts my ability to interact socially, my anxiety disorder has never hindered my ability to do things I HAVE to do – like working or going to school. My anxiety and I have always kinda co-existed.…

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Mental Health, Parenting

Are You Speaking Life Into Your Kids?

Being a parent is exhausting. It often takes all that we have to care far everyone else, leaving us with scraps for ourselves. And being low on energy may leave us short on patience and full of frustration. I usually find myself reprimanding my kids for the things they are doing wrong. But I often forget to remind them of…

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