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 … Continue reading 15 Tweets That Perfectly Describe What Anxiety Feels Like

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

6 Books You Need On Your Bookshelf

1. Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates Buy it here. Ta-Nehisi Coates attempts to answer the biggest questions about American history in a letter to his adolescent son. Coates shares revelatory experiences, from Howard University to Civil War battlefields, from the South Side of Chicago to Paris, from his childhood home to the living … Continue reading 6 Books You Need On Your Bookshelf

Got The Winter Blues? Try These Pick Me Ups.

Unless you - like my daughters - long for snow, Michigan winters can be draining. Months of freezing temperatures and cloudy skies can put even the happiest person in a crappy mood. This week, that person in a bad mood has been me. While this winter hasn't been as bad as winters past (knock on … Continue reading Got The Winter Blues? Try These Pick Me Ups.