My favorite part about the weekend is getting some much needed rest at home. How are you spending your weekend?
It’s been nearly two months since I wrote a blog post revealing my lifelong battle with anxiety. I had just been officially diagnosed with generalized anxiety disorder and had started taking Zoloft to treat it. Every post I’ve written about struggling with mental illness since that one has been well received. People have disclosed their … Continue reading Why We Need to Talk Openly About Mental Illness
Want to brighten your home? Bring in fresh flowers!
You may not control all the events that happen to you, but you can decide not to be reduced by them.
When I sat down to write this post I wanted it to be a wisdom-packed, how-to post on how to cope with anxiety when you're going through a hard time. I wanted to be able to give you the magical cure to stop you from worrying and feeling depressed when life gets dark. I wanted … Continue reading Coping with Anxiety During the Bad Days
As an introvert and someone with anxiety, my home is my safe space. And the condition of that space can affect the way I feel - for better or worse. When you have a family and are on a budget it's important to find inexpensive ways to make the place you're in feel like home. … Continue reading Tips to Brighten Your Home and Improve Your Mood
I was a different person eight weeks ago. I was overwhelmed and tired exhausted and stressed out every day. There were mornings when I dreaded waking up because I knew the day would bring more than I could handle. I was yelling and crying and yelling and crying. I've always been tightly wound. There isn't … Continue reading I Started Zoloft and it Saved My Life
If your schedule looks anything like mine then you don't have a lot of downtime. In fact, I only have time to write this post because I'm in between classes. When life is super busy, we can forget to take care of ourselves. And that can leave you not only exhausted, but mentally drained, as … Continue reading Busy Life? Here Are Five 10-Minute Self Care Tips.
1. The Everygirl This lifestyle blog is run by a team of women who cover everything from career and finance to fashion and beauty. They also have some pretty cute merchandise, including coffee mugs and tumblers (I love a cute mug). 2. Awesomely Luvvie If you consider yourself a professional in the art of side … Continue reading 10 Blogs By Women You Should Be Reading